DeOlazarro Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: DeOlazarro Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's program in Political Philosophy, Policy & Law (PPL) invites applications for possibly two full-time DeOlazarra Research Associates for the academic year beginning August 25, 2018, renewable for a second academic year. Renewals are subject to availability of funding and performance. Compensation will take the form of salary and benefits. Applicants must specialize in contemporary political theory/philosophy, particularly as it applies to the evaluation of important issues in public policy. A background in jurisprudence or legal theory is also desirable. PPL is a selective interdisciplinary undergraduate major in which fourth year students develop substantial research projects in the context of a capstone seminar. The research associate will preside over this seminar during the spring semester as well as teach one fall semester course in his or her area of interest. Applicants for this position must be on track to complete their PhD degree by May 31, 2018, and candidates are required to have earned their degrees by August 1, 2018. Candidates must combine strong research potential with commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@ UVA (, and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, statement of teaching, unofficial transcript, writing sample, and provide contact information for three (3) references. Search on posting 0622576.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 15, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to:

Dr. Colin Bird

Questions regarding the application process or Jobs@UVA should be directed to:

Bonnie Bragg

U.Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for 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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