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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Black Politics


The Department of Political Science of the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure- track Assistant Professor position in Black Politics. 


The search is open with respect to field and we welcome strong candidates whose research and teaching addresses any substantive area of Black Politics within or outside the U.S. context. We are open to a range of theoretical and methodological approaches. The successful candidate should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and have a record or promise of research publication. A Ph.D. in Political Science or related field or discipline is required at the time of appointment. Ph.D. Candidates who are ABD at the time of application will be also considered. Appointment level and salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022. 


Applicants are required to submit a cover letter of interest, an updated CV, a Research Statement, a Teaching Statement, a statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, teaching evidence or evaluations, writing samples, and 3 letters of recommendation. Confidential Letters are solicited via the AP Recruit System Only – Applicant inserts reference names and solicits references from within AP Recruit at time of application. Only complete applications will be reviewed by the committee. 


Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up (http://product-help.interfolio.com/m/27438/l/266289-confidential- letter-uploads-to-online-application-systems.) 


Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit- based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. 


Faculty in the University of California are expected to engage in research, teaching and service. Typical course load is four classes over the academic year. 


Review of Applications will begin on October 18, 2021 and may continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting materials received by October 18, 2021 will receive full consideration. 


UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. 


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01454 
 

ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 111 WINTER QUARTER 2022


The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2021/2022 academic year.


Qualifications


Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 111 Democracy and the Social Contract 4 Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 2 hour; term paper, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. A study of the major political philosophers of the social contract and their critics on issues such as individualism versus community; the roles of religion and markets in politics; and the adequacy of contract theory for women and minorities. Credit awarded for only one of POSC 111 or POSC 111S.

Position open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

 

How to Apply


Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department
merolla@ucr.edu
Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021
The position will remain open until filled.

ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 143S WINTER QUARTER 2022


The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2021/2022 academic year.


Qualifications


Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 143S Elections and Political Participation 5 Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 2 hours; written work, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. An examination of political behavior in the United States with emphasis on political participation and voting behavior. Credit is awarded for only one of POSC 143 or POSC 143S.

Position open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

How to Apply


Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department
merolla@ucr.edu
Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021
The position will remain open until filled.

 

ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 182 WINTER QUARTER 2022


The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2021/2022 academic year.


Qualifications


Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 182 Politics and Economic Policy 5 Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): upperdivision standing or consent of instructor. Examines the political and administrative processes of economic policy formation, the rationale of government programs, and the mixture of facts, values, and social forces that determine policy. Emphasizes issues of government-economy interaction emerging under the impact of modern technology.

Position open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

How to Apply


Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department
merolla@ucr.edu
Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021
The position will remain open until filled.



UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California, Riverside 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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

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