Professor of Politics

Charlottesville, VA
Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Professor of Politics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Politics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-02-2015

Posting Summary:
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences with 10,000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia's 11 schools and is the institution's intellectual core. Our mission is to equip our students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.

The UVa Arts & Sciences department of Politics invites distinguished scholars to apply for the newly established AMBASSADOR HENRY J. TAYLOR CHAIR IN GLOBAL POLITICS professorship with tenure. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and have a record worthy of an appointment at the full Professor rank.

We seek scholars of global politics, broadly defined, who have demonstrated scholarly excellence and leadership in the subfields of Comparative Politics and International Relations, or both. We are open to various substantive and regional specialties, theoretical orientations, and methodological approaches. Competitive candidates will have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and the promise of more to come. They are also expected to have distinguished records of teaching and service. The Department of Politics is strongly committed to enhancing faculty and student diversity.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2015. This position will remain open until filled.

To apply candidates must submit an online application through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting number 0617065 and submit a "Candidate Profile" that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to Bonnie Bragg at

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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