Assistant Professor of American Politics

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Political Science at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests focus on American political institutions and/or public policymaking. We are also interested in those who will be able to contribute to graduate-level teaching in quantitative methods.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation. As part of the cover letter we invite you to describe how your work and other experience has contributed to the success of underrepresented students. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

It is part of the department’s strategic plan to enhance the diversity of our faculty to better represent diversity within the field of political science, as well as our diverse body of political science majors and students.

Applications should be filed using the online system at:

http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/109182

All applicants must have documents uploaded into the University system by December 18th at which time the department will start it’s review process.

If you have any questions you may reach out to James Curry, james.curry@poli-sci.utah.edu

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.