ACADEMIC (9 months)
The Political Science department at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member at the level of
Assistant Professor who will publish original research and teach
courses on the subject of race, ethnic, and identity politics in
the United States. The successful candidate will teach at the
undergraduate and graduate level while maintaining excellence in
research. Faculty positions include a commitment to the important
functions of research, instruction, as well as professional and
university service as appropriate to faculty rank.
Responsibilities include conducting research and maintaining an
active research program, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate
level, and service at the professional and university level.
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Ph.D. in Political Science, with specialization in the politics of
race, ethnicity, and identity, by the start of the
Candidates with an excellent publication record or a productive
research program with strong publishing potential are encouraged to
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Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 21, 2023
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will
approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to
excellence in research, teaching and service. We are interested in
scholars who bring a diversity of intellectual viewpoints to
campus. We seek faculty members who create a climate that embraces
excellence and diversity, and bring a commitment to teaching and
mentoring that will enhance the work of the department as well as
attract and retain a diverse student body. Candidates from
under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
To apply, go to http://jobs.wisc.edu and search for PVL
265890. To begin the application process, click on the button. You
will be asked to create a profile and upload the following 4 items:
1) a C.V., 2) cover letter, 3) a research statement, a teaching
statement, a diversity statement (all three statements uploaded as
1 document), and 4) 2 samples of written work (please upload these
2 samples together). You will also be asked to provide contact
information for three (3) references as part of your online
application; each reference will receive an electronic link through
which they can upload a signed letter of reference.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 7, 2022;
however the position will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
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require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Applications Open: Aug 26 2022 Central Daylight Time