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Assistant Professor - Political Theory - Department of Political Science/College of Letters and Science

Recruitment Period

Open October 1st, 2018 through October 31st, 2018

Description

The Charles & Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a faculty appointment in Political Theory at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. The Department welcomes applications from candidates specializing in all topics, approaches, historical periods, and areas in the subfield of Political Theory.

The University of California acknowledges the need to remove barriers to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of faculty from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Associate Professor applicants (individuals currently holding a tenured or equivalent position): Applicants for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor must hold a completed Ph.D., or equivalent international degree, at the time of application. To apply, please complete and submit an online application through Academic Personnel Recruit (AP Recruit) on the University of California, Berkeley website: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01898.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research, one to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles or chapters from a book or book manuscript), the names and contact information of three references, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates. Letters may be solicited for candidates under serious consideration (the committee will seek candidates' permission before soliciting letters of recommendation from references).

Assistant Professor applicants (including current advanced Assistant Professors): Applicants for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor must have completed all degree requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, with the exception of the dissertation, at the time of application. To apply, please complete and submit an online application through Academic Personnel Recruit (AP Recruit) on the University of California, Berkeley website: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01870. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research, one to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles, dissertation chapters, or chapters from a book or book manuscript), three letters of reference, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service. Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions- diversity/support-faculty-candidates.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by October 31, 2018 to be eligible for consideration. Please direct questions regarding the application process to Serena Groen , Director of Administration for Political Science.

The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination policy and affirmative action policy see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Research - Statement outlining the candidate’s current and future research

  • Scholarly Work - One to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles, dissertation chapters, or chapters from a book or book manuscript)

  • Scholarly Work - One to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles, dissertation chapters, or chapters from a book or book manuscript)
    (Optional)

  • Scholarly Work - One to three published or unpublished scholarly works ready for examination (such as articles, dissertation chapters, or chapters from a book or book manuscript)
    (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    Further information on preparing a diversity statement is available on the website of the Berkeley Office for Faculty Equity and Welfare: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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