Assistant Professor, Israel Studies (TE)

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Tucson, ARIZONA

Position Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Professor, Israel Studies (TE)
Department School of Govt & Public Policy (0465)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP) at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in the area of Israel Studies, beginning in fall 2020. We are hiring in the area of Israel Studies and are interested in candidates whose research and teaching address the politics of Israel and the Palestinian territories and align with existing or emerging strengths in conflict and security, border politics, political psychology, political communication, and/or public opinion and electoral politics.

The School of Government and Public Policy is housed within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and is home to an interdisciplinary faculty. This position is intended to contribute to one or more unit strengths at the intersection of public management, criminal justice, network science, collaborative governance, nonprofit management, environmental management and policy, and political science. Additional information on the School of Government and Public Policy is available at

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate will be expected to have a demonstrated ability to conduct and publish significant empirical research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level, and to participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. Our faculty also help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

The University of Arizona has been recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution and, together with the SBS, has a strong commitment to diversity. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds; individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

A PhD in political science or a related social science field, is required by the time of appointment.

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD in political science or a related social science field, is required by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure-Eligible (TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay (DOE) Competitive
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F22124
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 08/24/2020
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

General questions can be directed the School of Government & Public Policy, Manager of Administration, Angela Hackett at

Open Date 10/23/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 11/15/2019
Special Instructions Summary

Applicant reviews will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests (title of document slot within the application is “Statement of Research Interests”), current Curriculum Vitae, a sample of publications, and a writing sample via this website.

Additionally, applicants will need to provide three letters of references. Please submit these letters of reference via email to Angela Hackett – .

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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