UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL
Tenure Track Assistant
Professor in Black Politics
The Department of Political Science of the University of
California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure- track
Assistant Professor position in Black Politics.
The search is open with respect to field, and we welcome strong
candidates whose research and teaching addresses any substantive
area of Black Politics within or outside the U.S. context. We are
open to a range of theoretical and methodological approaches. The
successful candidate should be committed to excellence in
undergraduate and graduate education and have a record or promise
of research publication. A Ph.D. in Political Science or related
field or discipline is required at the time of appointment. Ph.D.
Candidates who are ABD at the time of application will be also
considered. Appointment level and salary will be competitive and
commensurate with education and experience. The appointment will
commence on July 1, 2022.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter of interest, an
updated CV, a Research Statement, a Teaching Statement, a statement
of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity
and Inclusive Excellence, teaching evidence or evaluations, writing
samples, and 3 letters of recommendation. Confidential Letters are
solicited via the AP Recruit System Only – Applicant inserts
reference names and solicits references from within AP Recruit at
time of application. Only complete applications will be reviewed by
Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by
the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters
directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an
Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter
writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online
Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio
website shows how to set this up (http://product-help.interfolio.com/m/27438/l/266289-confidential-
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of
California is through a series of structured, merit- based
evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes
substantial peer input.
Faculty in the University of California are expected to engage
in research, teaching, and service. Typical course load is four
classes over the academic year.
Review of Applications will begin on October 18, 2021, and may
continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting
materials received by October 18, 2021, will receive full
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally
diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly
linked to providing routes to educational success for
underrepresented and first-generation college students. A
commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.