The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of American Politics. We seek a scholar with an active research agenda focused on U.S. political institutions, in particular the functioning of democratic governance and the policy making process. The successful candidate should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and have a record or promise of research publication. Ph.D. is. preferred; candidates who are ABD at the time of application will be considered. Appointment level and salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. The appointment will commence onJuly 1, 2016. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.


Deadline is October 21.

Application materials should be submitted to Hard copy applications may be submitted to the Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521. Electronic application and submission of materials is strongly preferred.