Fellow and Lecturer in PCD

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 10, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Fellow and Lecturer in PCD

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Politics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-12-2016

Posting Summary:
The Program on Constitutionalism and Democracy (PCD) at the University of Virginia invites applications for one or more Post-Doctoral Fellowships for a one-year term beginning either January 10, 2017 or July 25, 2017. Fellowships are renewable for an additional semester or academic year. Pay is competitive, and benefits are included.

PCD is housed in the Politics Department and is directed by Professor James W. Ceaser. It promotes scholarship and undergraduate teaching that is informed by political theory and that focuses on the American founding and the American political tradition.

Applicants for the fellowship must have achieved the status of ABD at the time of application and must be on track to complete a PhD by December 31, 2016 for the January 2017 start and July 24, 2017 for the July 2017 start. All requirements for the PhD, including a successful defense, must have been completed by December 15, 2017 for the January 2017 start and by July 20 for the July 2017 start.

Fellows will conduct their own research and teach one undergraduate course per semester, either "The American Political Tradition" (PLAP 2250) or "American Political Economy" (PLAP 3500).

To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu); search on Posting Number 0619611. Please attach: a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, Statement of Research Interest, Contact information for three (3) references, a Writing Sample (no more than 25 pages), and an unofficial copy of your graduate transcript.

Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2016 and the positions are open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to Ms. Bonnie Bragg at bb6a@virginia.edu. 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 and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80156


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