Job: Assistant Professor position – research in American Politics – University of Virginia

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences with 10,000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia’s 11 schools and is the institution’s intellectual core. Our mission is to equip our students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.

 The UVa Arts & Sciences Department of Politics invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about teaching in a world class institution. Candidates will teach and conduct research in American Politics.
In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013. The appointment start date will begin August 25, 2014. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2014 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.
To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (, search on posting number 0612541 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references.
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Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to:  Anita Dodds, (, 434-924-6942.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The College of A&S and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse, intellectual environment and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
We thank David Klein for the pointer.

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