Assistant Professor, General Faculty and Assistant Dean

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Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty and Assistant Dean

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-05-2017

Posting Summary:
The College of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia, is seeking a full-time, twelve-month Assistant Dean for a non-tenure track, renewable three-year term appointment as Assistant Professor, General Faculty. The Assistant Dean in the College provides academic oversight, coordinates advising, and administers the rules of the faculty for approximately 700-1200 undergraduates. The Assistant Dean will teach one course a year in an academic department of the College, provide leadership in the administrative programs of the College that support the undergraduate experience, and perform additional administrative duties as assigned by the Associate Dean. The successful candidate will be entering Arts & Sciences in the midst of curricular change; interdisciplinary experience preferred but not required.

Qualifications include an appropriate terminal degree in the liberal arts and sciences (at the time of application) and a demonstrated pedagogic engagement with the liberal arts and sciences. Experience working with diverse student populations and with minority outreach is especially desirable. Applicants may learn more at the College's homepage at:
( and by reading the essay, "A Day in the Life of an Assistant Dean" at:

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017. The appointment start date will begin June 25, 2018. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through [email protected] (, search on posting number 0621806 and electronically attach the following: a current curriculum vitae (including employment history), a cover letter addressing your qualifications, a two-page maximum statement of your approach to advising and teaching undergraduates (Attach to Statement of Teaching Philosophy) and contact information of three professional references (include address, email and telephone numbers).

Please have reference letter writers email letters directly to Mark Hadley at [email protected]

Questions regarding the application process in [email protected] should be directed to:
Mark Hadley, [email protected] or (434) 924-8873.

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 encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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