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 http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. Applicants may also wish to consult the Faculty & Candidate Guide to UVa & Charlottesville http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html , 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 jobs@uva(https://jobs.virginia.edu). 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@example.com). Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVA should be directed to Bonnie Bragg (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.