Professor of American Politics

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Working Title: Professor of American Politics

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Politics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-14-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Department of Politics invites applications for two open-rank positions in American Politics. The Department of Politics is committed to methodological pluralism. Successful candidates must demonstrate in written or published work deep immersion and significant contributions to an important area of politics and government of the United States. For appointments at the associate or full professor level, candidates must have a record of published work appropriate for each rank. For appointments at the assistant rank, we seek candidates with refereed publications or publishable working papers.

Review of applications for both positions will begin on September 15, 2017. The positions will remain open until filled.
The anticipated appointment start date will begin in July 2018. Applicants at the assistant professor rank must be on track to receive a PhD in Political Science by May 2018 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment. Applicants at the associate or full professor rank must hold a PhD at the time of application and must have an outstanding publication and teaching record. We are especially interested in candidates who have an interest in, or demonstrated capacity for, mentoring diverse students and colleagues.
The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see Applicants may also wish to consult the Faculty & Candidate Guide to UVa & Charlottesville , which offers a wide range of resources on working at UVa and living in and near Charlottesville.
To apply, candidates must submit an online application through [email protected]( Search on posting number 0621407 and submit a "Candidate Profile" that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and contact information for three references.
Additionally, candidates at the assistant professor level should have three letters of reference sent to Bonnie Bragg ([email protected]).
Questions regarding the application process in [email protected] should be directed to Bonnie Bragg ([email protected]). The
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.

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