Assistant Professor of Political Science - American Politics

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June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$124,500 - $137,600
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Assistant Professor of Political Science - American Politics

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  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Social Sciences / UC San Diego
  • Position overview

    Position title: Assistant Professor

    Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $124,500 - $137,600. The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: https: // www. programs/files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $$70,900-$92,800. Off-scale salaries and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. ​​ Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https: //

    Application Window

    Open date: August 24, 2023

    Next review date: Sunday, Sep 24, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

    Position description

    The Department of Political Science within the School of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego invites applications in American Politics for appointment at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2024.

    We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service will advance scholarship in the area of American political institutions and behavior by: Building and maintaining a record of high quality scholarship and professional activity. Providing meaningful service including contributions to a campus and professional community that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. Teaching and advising graduate student and undergraduate students. The teaching load in the department is 4 courses per year, typically distributed as 3 undergraduate and 1 graduate course. Faculty are also expected to participate in the undergraduate honors seminar and serve on PhD exam and dissertation committees.

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    Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

    Must currently hold a PhD in Political Science or a related field or be currently pursuing a PhD with ABD status.

    Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)

    Must hold a PhD in Political Science or related field by start date of appointment as Assistant Professor.

    Preferred qualifications

    We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in both political behavior and political institutions.

    Application Requirements

    Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Description of training, research, and teaching experience and interests.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Research Materials - May include research statement, publications, working papers, dissertation chapters, etc.

  • Teaching Materials - May include teaching statement, evaluations, course materials, etc.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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    Campus Information

    The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

    As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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    La Jolla, CA

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