Apply Now: Visiting Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

University of Colorado – Colorado Springs:  Visiting Distinguished Professor


The Center for the Study of Government and the Individual at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS) is currently seeking a full-time visiting distinguished professor with a start date of August 15, 2021.

This position is part of the Program on the American Constitution, which is part of the CU Regents’ Civics Initiative. To be successful, a candidate will be a distinguished scholar in American politics. The ideal candidate will be a scholar on sabbatical from his or her home institution as the Center will cover the part of the salary not being covered from the candidate’s home institution along with ancillary costs. The scholar in this position will teach an advanced course for CSGI Honors Scholars and other distinguished students. Both one-semester and full-year appointments are possible. 


Candidates must have a Ph.D. and be established scholars with a national reputation.

Application Instructions

Please apply at CU (the job number is 19387). Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications;
  2. a resume/curriculum vitae (must include date ranges and whether the position was full time or part time);
  3. and, upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information.

When submitting the materials, check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in order for the search committee members to see your materials. 

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Applications submitted by Friday, January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.



From the school:

The University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

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