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The Political Science department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor who will publish original research and teach courses on the subject of race, ethnic, and identity politics in the United States. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate level while maintaining excellence in research. Faculty positions include a commitment to the important functions of research, instruction, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank.

Responsibilities include conducting research and maintaining an active research program, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, and service at the professional and university level.

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Required: Ph.D. in Political Science, with specialization in the politics of race, ethnicity, and identity, by the start of the appointment.

Candidates with an excellent publication record or a productive research program with strong publishing potential are encouraged to apply.

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The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 7, 2022; however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

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