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Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought & Policy

Department:

Ctr Western Civ, Thought & Pol

Requisition Number:

12978

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Job Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for the position of Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy. We seek a highly visible individual who is deeply engaged in either the analytical scholarship or practice of conservative thinking and policy-making, or both. Thus, applications will be welcome from the academic, policy, military, and media communities, among others. The Visiting Scholar will continue an open and vigorous dialogue on campus featuring the principles of conservatism in historical and contemporary contexts.  The successful candidate will receive a senior professorial appointment, without tenure, in the College of Arts and Sciences. The term of the appointment is variable, with a minimum of two to a maximum of four semesters. The position begins in August 2019. Specific duties include teaching undergraduate courses, delivering public lectures, and organizing visiting speakers and events. 

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields.  Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions.

The mission of the CWCTP is to explore the culture, languages and ideas of the Western tradition, ranging from antiquity to modern society. The Center is especially concerned with the values that emerge from that tradition, and their ongoing role in the institutions of the United States. Integral to this mission is the Center’s commitment to fostering research, debate and dialogue on the fundamental issues of our time – moral, political and economic. Our aim is to promote a lively and balanced conversation that respects both conservative and liberal ideals, thus fostering the full diversity of political, economic and philosophical perspectives on the CU Boulder campus. 

What We Can Offer

The compensation package is competitive, including relocation subsidy, dedicated budget, and administrative assistance.  

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

We seek a highly visible individual who is deeply engaged in either the analytical scholarship or practice of conservative thinking and policy-making, or both.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter
3. List of references
4. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: HRESmail@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer