Posting Summary: The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia invites applications for a postdoctoral research position. The position is offered for one year starting in August 2017, with an expected salary of $62,000 plus benefits. In addition to carrying out his or her own research, the appointee will collaborate with a Batten faculty member, Craig Volden, on research related to the Legislative Effectiveness Project.
A PhD degree in Political Science or related discipline is required. Strong quantitative, communication, and project management skills are also required. Applicants with a track record of publication are strongly preferred. To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu, search on posting number 0619566, and complete a candidate profile. Include a CV, contact information for three references, a cover letter and a two-page proposal for how you would like to contribute to the Legislative Effectiveness Project during the postdoc. Please review thelawmakers.org for more information about the project.
For immediate consideration, please apply by October 15th, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.