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Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy (EXPIRED)

Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization, University of Colorado Boulder

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open, areas around western civilization preferred
AOC Open, areas around western civilization preferred
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 43765
Location Boulder, Colorado, United States
Start date Fall 2023
Job description

Job Summary

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 communities, among others. The term of the appointment is variable, with a minimum of two to a maximum of four semesters. The position begins in August 2023.

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 a Visiting (rank) Professor.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

  • The compensation package is competitive, including reloaction subsidy, dedicated budget, and administrative assistance.
  • The hiring salary for this 100% position is $185,000 annually
  • The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tution 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. 

What We Require

  • Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment

What You Will Need

  • This is a senior position intended for professionals who are advanced in their careers.
  • Candidates are expected to be highly visible scholars who are deeply engaged in either the analytical scholarship or practice of conservative thinking and policymaking or both.

How to apply

Only applications submitted through the CU Boulder job portal will be reviewed.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 21, 2022.

How to apply
Application type Online
1. Cover Letter 2. Resume/CV 3. Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Web address to apply https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=43...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: November 21, 2022, 5:00pm MST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact name Alexandra Roberts
Contact email
Contact phone 303-492-0406
Time created November 1, 2022, 9:14pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 30, 2023, 8:30pm MST
Expired on April 30, 2023, 8:46pm MST
Last updated July 1, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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Job Market Calendar This institution has indicated that the position advertised will not follow the APA's recommended job market calendar. An explanation, if provided, appears below.

Unfortunately, the individual we originally hired for this role is no longer able to accept the position. This has put us in the unfortunate position of needing to follow an accelerated timeline. We are doing our best to set a timeline that will enable strong candidates to apply and accept the position in order to begin their appointment in Fall 2023.