UVA Politics Department Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Department of Politics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of
Virginia invites applicants for its Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship. We encourage
applications from individuals who are members of groups that historically have been
underrepresented in the American professoriate. The fellowship is open with respect to
substantive area of research and teaching. Fellows conduct their research, present and
discuss it with colleagues, participate fully in department and university colloquia and
other events, and teach one course per semester.
Eligibility: Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD in Political
Science by August 2015. Preference will be given to individuals who are within three
years of obtaining their degree.
Awards: One fellowship will be awarded per year. The appointment is normally for two
years, with re-appointment for the second year contingent upon a successful
performance review. The fellowship provides a $45,000 annual stipend, medical
benefits, and a travel and research support budget. Additional teaching opportunities
may be available.
To apply, submit a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa
(https://jobs.virginia.edu). Search for posting 0615881 and electronically attach the
following: (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a writing sample; (3) a statement outlining the
course(s) the applicant could teach during the fellowship period; (4) a statement
describing the applicant’s research interests and goals; (5) an optional statement
describing potential contributions to diversity (no more than one page). Three letters of
reference should be sent directly to Anita Dodds (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will start on March 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is
Questions concerning the search may be addressed to David Leblang, Chair, Department
of Politics (email@example.com).
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed
to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply