University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Security Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Job Summary:

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.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Ph.D. in Political Science, with specialization in the politics of race, ethnicity, and identity, by the start of the appointment.


Candidates with an excellent publication record or a productive research program with strong publishing potential are encouraged to apply.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: . Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

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

Additional Information:

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 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.


Faye Lux
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Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)



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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities 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
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