Junior Faculty Position Search 2018-2019 in Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles, L&S Social Sciences, Political Science
United States

Junior Faculty Position Search 2018-2019


  • L&S Social Sciences - POLITICAL SCIENCE



Open date: July 27th, 2018
Last review date: September 15th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 30th, 2019

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 UCLA Department of Political Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a junior faculty position, to begin July 1, 2019. We are particularly interested in applicants who specialize in American Politics, Comparative Politics, or Comparative Political Theory/Political Theory & Race and Ethnicity, although we will also consider especially strong applications from candidates working in other fields and (pending administrative approval) at senior ranks. Given its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, UCLA asks that candidates include with their application a statement that addresses past efforts, as well as future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.


The online application should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, the aforementioned diversity statement, evidence of teaching excellence in related courses, at least one writing sample, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation should be uploaded directly by the referees. Appointments will be effective July 1, 2019. PhD in Political Science or related field in hand prior to the appointment. To ensure full consideration, the online application should be completed by September 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted, however, until the position is filled.


The University of California 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, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.



Los Angeles, CA



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

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest

  • Statement of Research Interests

  • Evidence of teaching excellence in related course/Evaluations

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • At Least One Writing Sample

  • Graduate Transcript (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required



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