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American Politics

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 tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor level in the field of American Politics to begin July 1, 2015. The position is open with regard to specialty, though applicants with a research background in political institutions or political behavior are of particular interest. Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

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.

Review of applications will begin September 22, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, candidates must hold a PhD, or expect to soon receive one, and provide a cover letter, vita, samples of written research, a statement summarizing their past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-info.asp), and contact information for 3 references for appointment at the Associate- or Full-Professor level or 3 letters of reference for appointment at the Assistant-Professor level. All materials should be submitted via UCSD AP Online RECRUIT (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00606) for position: Political Science Assistant, Associate, Full Professor (10-802).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Methodology

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 tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of political methodology, broadly defined, to begin July 1, 2015. Applicants from all fields are welcome, but successful candidates should demonstrate strong formal and/or quantitative skills and hold, or expect to soon complete, a PhD. Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

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.

Review of applications will begin September 22, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates must provide a cover letter, vita, samples of written research, three letters of reference, and a statement summarizing their past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-info.asp).  All materials should be submitted via UCSD AP Online RECRUIT (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00605) for position: Political Science Assistant Professor (10-803).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


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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 .

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polisci.ucsd.edu

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