Professor of Politics

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences with 10, 000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia's 11 schools and is the institution's intellectual core. Our mission is to equip our students with the ability and desire to make a difference in the world and inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.

The UVa Arts & Sciences department of Politics invites distinguished scholars to apply for the newly established AMBASSADOR HENRY J. TAYLOR CHAIR IN GLOBAL POLITICS professorship with tenure. Candidates should hold a Ph. D. and have a record worthy of an appointment at the full Professor rank.

We seek scholars of global politics, broadly defined, who have demonstrated scholarly excellence and leadership in the subfields of Comparative Politics and International Relations, or both. We are open to various substantive and regional specialties, theoretical orientations, and methodological approaches. Competitive candidates will have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and the promise of more to come. They are also expected to have distinguished records of teaching and service. The Department of Politics is strongly committed to enhancing faculty and student diversity.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2015. This position will remain open until filled.

To apply candidates must submit an online application through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs. virginia. edu). Search on posting number 0617065 and submit a "Candidate Profile" that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to Bonnie Bragg at bb6a@virginia. edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

U. Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

*Rank:* Professor

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* Department of Politics

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 09-02-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=76979

*Appointment Type:* Teaching and Research

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Posting Number:* 0617065

*Tenure Status:* Tenured

*Organization (Position Organization):* 31815 AS-Dept of Politics

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Working Title:* Professor of Politics

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

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