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DeOlazarra Fellow

Program in Political Philosophy, Policy & Law, University of Virginia

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Contemporary political theory/philosophy, particularly as it applies to the evaluation of important issues in public policy.
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC A background in jurisprudence or legal theory is also desirable.
AOC categories Philosophy of Law
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number R0002833
Location Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Start date August 2019
Job description

The University of Virginia's program in Political Philosophy, Policy & Law (PPL) invites applications for a DeOlazarra Fellow for the academic year beginning August 2019. 

PPL is a selective interdisciplinary undergraduate major in which fourth year students develop substantial research projects in the context of a capstone seminar. The research associate will preside over this seminar during the spring semester as well as teach one fall semester undergraduate course in his or her area of interest.  

QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field by May 2019 and must hold a PhD by June 15, 2019. Candidates must specialize in contemporary political theory/philosophy, particularly as it applies to the evaluation of important issues in public policy. A background in jurisprudence or legal theory is also desirable.  Candidates should combine strong research potential with commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.

How to apply
Application type Online
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/DeOlazarra-Fellow_R0002833 by attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript and writing sample. Also, under separate cover by mail, please arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent to: PPL Fellow Search c/o Colin Bird Department of Politics P.O. Box 400787 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 27, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. Compensation will take the form of salary and benefits. For questions about the position, please contact Colin Bird at cpb6f@virginia.edu. For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom at rkh6j@virginia.edu. For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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Deadline for full consideration: April 27, 2019, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://ppl.virginia.edu/
Contact name Colin Bird
Contact email
Contact phone (434) 924-3615
Time created April 24, 2019, 10:12am EST
Scheduled expiry date November 9, 2019, 11:38am EST
Last updated April 24, 2019, 10:12am EST
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