Employment

We are currently searching for the following Tenure-Track positions

American Politics/Comparative Politics/International Relations Search, 2017

The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for an open-field faculty position in American Politics, Comparative Politics, or International Relations. We are particularly interested in applicants who have recently received or will soon be candidates for tenure. Rank will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications and professional experience, but all applicants must hold a PhD in Political Science or a related field, or complete their PhD prior to the appointment. The anticipated appointment date is July 1, 2017.

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and diversity. Applications for this position should be made online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply. The job tracking number is JPF02585. The position will remain open until filled, but to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 9, 2016. Applications should include a current C.V., a statement of research, teaching interests, a statement of contributions to diversity, and a writing sample. Junior applicants should also include transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Senior candidates need only provide names of three possible references.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.


Race, Ethnicity and Politics Search, 2017


The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for an open-field faculty position in Racial and Ethnic Politics. We are particularly interested in applicants who have recently received or will soon be candidates for tenure. We are open to different theoretical and methodological perspectives, including qualitative and quantitative approaches. Rank will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications and professional experience, but all applicants must hold a PhD in Political Science or a related field, or complete their PhD prior to the appointment. The anticipated appointment date is July 1, 2017.

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence and diversity. Applications for this position should be made online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply. The job tracking number is JPF02584. The position will remain open until filled, but to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 9, 2016. Applications should include a current C.V., a statement of research, teaching interests, a statement regarding how he/she has contributed to diversity in the past and how they expect to contribute to diversity at UCLA in the future, and a writing sample. Junior applicants should also include transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Senior candidates need only provide names of three possible references.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Temporary Lecturer Positions in Political Science 2017-2018

Each year, the Department of Political Science seeks applications for temporary, part-time lecturer positions during the following academic year.  Departmental needs across subfields vary year to year, but applications are welcome in all subfields. 

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams.  Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Political Science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion, by June 10, 2017.

The next recruitment period, for the 2017-18 academic year, will begin in February 2017 and close in April 2017.  All applications must be submitted online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/.