Assistant Professor in the Political Institutions subfield of American Politics

Irvine, CA
Jun 28, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Social Sciences - Political Science


    Open June 28th, 2017 through October 1st, 2017
    If you apply to this recruitment by October 1st, 2017, you will have until October 4th, 2017 to complete your application.


    The Political Science Department at the University of California, Irvine seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Political Institutions subfield of American Politics beginning July 1, 2018. Salary is commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. We have particular interest in the fields of legislative behavior, the mass media, and the bureaucracy but we are open to anyone researching any aspect of American political institutions. Applicants with a variety of methodological approaches will be considered.

    Candidates should apply online at:

    The online application should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, one writing sample, and evidence of teaching excellence. Given its commitment to encouraging diversity, UC Irvine asks that a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion be included with the application. The letters of recommendation should be uploaded directly by the referees.

    To ensure full consideration, the online application should be completed by October 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted, however, until the position is filled.

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


    • Letter of Application
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Evidence of teaching excellence
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • One writing sample
    • Misc / Additional (Optional)
    3 letters of reference required


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