Sturm College of Law — Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center on American Politics

The Center on American Politics focuses broadly on issues related to modern American political concerns, including representation, democratic engagement, electoral behavior, and the health of governing institutions. The position is open to a broad range of research specialties involving the study of American politics.

Position Summary
The Center on American Politics at the University of Denver invites applicants for a post-doctoral fellow position. The appointment will be for two years beginning September 1, 2020. The post-doctoral fellow will receive a competitive annual stipend and have access to a $10,000 annual research account. The fellow will be expected to participate in several Center events and to give a presentation to faculty and students about the fellows research efforts.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct scholarly research on phenomena associated with American politics with an eye toward producing manuscripts publishable in peer reviewed journals or academic presses.
  • Interact with other University faculty in areas related to their research.
  • Present research at talks and lunches, and attend presentations of other scholars in their research area.

Required Qualifications
ABD or Ph.D. in political science or related field with research focus on American Politics.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. with research focus related to American Politics.

Application Deadline
Priority will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m. (MST) on Friday, November 1, 2019.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement
  • Research Statement
  • 1 Publication or Writing Sample
  • List of 2 referees to provide letters of recommendation

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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