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Junior Faculty Position Search 2019-2020

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 2nd, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The UCLA Department of Political Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin on July 1, 2020. We are particularly eager to consider applicants who specialize in American Politics and related fields. In addition, we will consider especially strong applicants working in other fields (including comparative politics, international relations, methods, political theory, and racial/ethnic politics). Pending administrative approval, we will also consider applicants at the rank of Associate Professor.

UCLA and the UCLA Department of Political Science are firmly committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Therefore, we ask each applicant to submit with their application a statement that addresses their past efforts, as well as future plans, to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in their scholarship, teaching, and service.

The online application should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, the aforementioned diversity statement, evidence of teaching excellence in related courses, at least one writing sample, a graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation should be uploaded directly by the referees. Appointments will be effective on July 1, 2020. A PhD in Political Science or related field should be in hand prior to the appointment. To ensure full consideration, the online application should be completed by September 16, 2019. Applications will be accepted, however, until the position is filled.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • At Least One Writing Sample

  • Graduate Transcript (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required