University of Utah Assistant Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah
Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Department 00142 - Political Science Department
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin July 1, 2021
The Department of Political Science at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2021. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests focus on American political institutions and/or public policymaking. We are also interested in those who will be able to contribute to graduate-level teaching in quantitative methods.
Applicants should include a cover letter and CV and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. As part of the cover letter we invite you to describe how your work and other experience contribute to the success of underrepresented students. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. It is part of the department’s strategic plan to enhance the diversity of our faculty to better represent diversity within the field of political science, as well as our diverse body of political science majors and students.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 11/13/2020
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00628CF