Open date: May 12th, 2021
Last review date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 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.
The Department of Political Science at the University of California at Davis invites applications for two or more temporary teaching positions in the fields of International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics and/or Political Theory for the 2021-2022 academic year. Availability of this position depends upon final administrative approval and the teaching needs of the department. The Department seeks applicants with demonstrated research and teaching expertise. A completed Ph.D. is required. This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Unit.
The appointee(s) will offer up to two courses per quarter over three quarters. The core courses to be taught will be in the areas of International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics and/or Political Theory. Compensation is commensurate with ability and experience. Candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, two letters of reference and a writing sample to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04188. To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by May 24, 2021, but materials will be accepted until the positions are filled.
The University of California at Davis and the Department of Political Science are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
Ph.D. in Political Science/International Relations or a related discipline is required prior to the beginning of the appointment service period start date.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Evidence of Teaching Ability - Teaching evaluations, course materials, etc.
Writing Sample 2 (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
- 2-4 letters of reference required
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We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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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. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.