Faculty Employment Opportunities


Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty

Associate or Full Professor of Political Science

The Department of Political Science within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego (http://polisci.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a tenured appointment in American Politics at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to begin July 1, 2017. Position is open with respect to substantive focus within American Politics. Successful candidates must hold a PhD.

Our department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Preferred candidates will share this commitment and be prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate students, demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To apply, candidates must provide a cover letter, vita, samples of written research, the names of at least five independent reviewers, and a statement summarizing contributions, or potential for contribution, to diversity and leadership (information about the required diversity statement is at http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html). All materials should be submitted via UCSD AP Online RECRUIT (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01170) for position: Associate or Full Professor of Political Science.

Review of applications will begin September 18, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Department of Political Science within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego (http://polisci.ucsd.edu) invites applications in any field for multiple appointments at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2017. Applicants should demonstrate strong skills in analytic reasoning, broadly defined, which may include one or more of the following: formal theory, analytic political philosophy, modelling, and quantitative methods. Successful candidates must hold, or expect to soon complete, a PhD.

Our department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Preferred candidates will share this commitment and be prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate students, demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship and professional activity, and contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To apply, candidates must provide a cover letter, vita, samples of written research, three letters of reference, and a statement summarizing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and leadership (further information about this statement is at: http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html). All materials should be submitted via UCSD AP Online RECRUIT (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01163) for position: Assistant Professor, Political Science.

Review of applications will begin September 18, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Instructors (teaching only positions)

The Department of Political Science at UC San Diego (http://polisci.ucsd.edu) invites applications in any subfield for temporary lecturer position(s). Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly, or annual with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance, curricular needs, and funding availability.

Qualified candidates will hold a PhD, professional degree, and/or have significant practical experience related to course content. Successful candidates will also have demonstrated accomplishments or potential in: teaching; scholarship and/or relevant professional accomplishments; and the advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing teaching experience and potential course offerings, CV, teaching evaluations or 1-3 references, and a brief statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions (further information about this diversity statement: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp.). All application material must be submitted online at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01277.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.



UCSD: Employer of Choice
Information for Prospective Applicants

UCSD is committed to helping faculty balance the needs of career and family. Toward this end, policies and programs have been established to create a supportive, equitable, and productive academic environment.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to academic excellence and diversity. Applicants are invited to preview campus diversity resources and programs at Diversity at UC San Diego .

UCSD recognizes that decisions about seeking, accepting, and maintaining employment often involve considerations concerning two careers. The Partner Opportunities Program provides assistance and support in the employment search for spouses or partners of ladder-rank faculty. In addition, UCSD Jobs lists all current staff opportunities on campus. Other employment resources include the SoCal Higher Education Research Consortium and more general information about other San Diego employers and the community are available through this link


For further information about the UCSD Department of Political Science, please visit our home page:
polisci.ucsd.edu

For information about the University of California, San Diego please see our campus home page:
www.ucsd.edu

Any other questions can be sent to:
cai@ucsd.edu