VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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The Department of Political Science at UWM offers a comprehensive
curriculum designed to provide a thorough understanding of politics
while providing a foundation for careers in government, law,
education, business, and other fields. In addition to courses on
political ideas, behavior, and institutions at the local, state,
national, and international levels, the curriculum is divided into
four areas of study: American politics, comparative politics,
international relations and political theory.
The Department of Political Science invites applications for an
Assistant Visiting Professor position in political methodology to
begin Fall 2023. This position is a
one-year appointment with the potential for further
. We are interested in candidates with a strong
commitment to research and teaching in quantitative methods and
their application to substantive political science problems.
Primary teaching responsibilities include a 2-2 teaching load to
include graduate courses in quantitative methodology, as well as
undergraduate and graduate courses in the applicant's substantive
sub-field of interest.
- Completion or near-completion of a Ph.D. in Political Science
or a closely related field is expected by August 2023
Candidates must submit the following for full
- Ability to teach graduate courses in quantitative
- Commitment to teaching and research in quantitative methods and
their application to substantive political science problems
- A research focus in one of the major substantive subfields in
- Demonstrated ability to publish in highly visible peer-reviewed
- Experience working with colleagues and mentoring students with
a diverse array of perspectives and backgrounds
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vita
- One writing sample
- Research statement
- Teaching statement explaining approaches to teach graduate
methods courses at UWM
- Diversity statement addressing ways in which their research,
teaching, and/or service will contribute to the department and
University’s commitment to enhancing diversity and
inclusiveness—broadly constructed (uploaded as “Other Document
- Names and contact information for 3 references to collect
confidential letters of recommendation
Applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/35452
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of
January 31, 2023. To ensure consideration, applications
must be submitted by January 30, 2023
submitted after January 30, 2023 may not be reviewed
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/36025