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Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy

University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Boulder

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 49822
Location Boulder, Colorado, United States
Start date August 2024
Job description

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for the position of Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy. We seek a highly visible individual who is deeply engaged in either the analytical scholarship or practice of conservative thought and policymaking, or both. Thus, applications will be welcome from the academic, policy, military, and media communicates, among others. The term of the appointment is variable, with a minimum of two to a maximum of four semesters. The position begins August 2024. 

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The mission of the Benson Center is to explore the culture, languages and ideas of the Western tradition, ranging from antiquity to modern society. The Center is especially concerned with the values that emerge from that tradition, and their ongoing role in the institutions of the United States. Integral to this mission is the Center’s commitment to fostering research, debate and dialogue on the fundamental issues of our time – moral, political and economic. Our aim is to promote a lively and balanced conversation that respects both conservative and liberal ideals, thus fostering the full diversity of political, economic and philosophical perspectives on the CU Boulder campus.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The Visiting Scholar will continue an open and vigorous dialogue on campus featuring the principles of conservatism in historical and contemporary contexts. Specific duties include teaching undergraduate courses, delivering public lectures, and organizing visiting speakers and events.

What You Should Know

  • The successful candidate will receive a senior professorial appointment, without tenure, in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Faculty with previous University teaching experience will be hired as Visiting (rank) Professor.

What We Can Offer

  • The hiring salary for this 100% position is $185,000 annually.
  • The compensation package is competitive, including relocation subsidy, dedicated budget, and administrative assistance.

Benefits The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

What We Require

  • Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
How to apply
Application type Online
To apply, please submit the following materials: 1. Cover Letter 2. CV/Resume 3. Diversity and Inclusion Statement 4. During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation as the search progresses. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 2, 2023. Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.
Web address to apply https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Visiting-...
Deadline for full consideration: October 2, 2023, 11:59pm MST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Visiting-...
Time created September 18, 2023, 7:38pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 13, 2024, 9:22pm MST
Last updated September 18, 2023, 7:38pm UTC
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We have a posting close date of 10/02/2023 at 11:59 PM.