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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Effective Lawmaking, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Charlottesville

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Effective Lawmaking, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

  • R0040840
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Professional Research Staff
  • The University of Virginia
The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral research position. The position is offered for one year starting in July 2023. 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 Center for Effective Lawmaking, and will have the opportunity to teach one class in the Batten School.

The Center for Effective Lawmaking seeks to advance the generation, communication, and use of new knowledge about the effectiveness of individual lawmakers and U.S. legislative institutions. We envision a Congress comprised of effective lawmakers, strong institutional capacity, and the incentive structure needed to address America’s greatest public policy challenges. To learn more about the Center please visit: https://thelawmakers.org/ .

A PhD degree in Political Science or related disciplines is required. Strong quantitative, communication, and project management skills are also required. UVA offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits to its community of postdoctoral researchers and scholars.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We believe that diversity is a critical component of academic excellence. The position includes mentorship, access to resources and research infrastructure, opportunities to collaborate with faculty at a truly interdisciplinary school, and connections to the policy world and to a robust network of diverse scholars.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0040840. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • A two-page proposal on how you would like to contribute to the Center for Effective Lawmaking
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Graduate school transcript


***Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box or you can combine them into one PDF. You MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

For immediate consideration, please apply by November 1st, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the application process please contact Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, hjv5vm@virginia.edu .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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