Apply Now: Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy at the University of Colorado – Boulder

University of Colorado, Boulder


University of Colorado – Boulder:  Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy


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. The position begins in August 2022.

The College seeks a highly visible individual who is deeply engaged in either the analytical scholarship or practice of conservative thinking and policymaking, or both. Thus, applications will be welcome from the academic, policy, military, and media communities, among others. The term of the appointment is variable, with a minimum of two to a maximum of four semesters. This is a senior position intended for professionals who are advanced in their careers.

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. Specific duties include teaching undergraduate courses, delivering public lectures, and organizing visiting speakers and events. Faculty with previous University teaching experience will be hired as Visiting (rank) Professor.


Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.

Application Instructions

To apply, applicants must submit the following materials:

  1. A resume/CV;
  2. a cover letter;
  3. a diversity and inclusion statement;
  4. and contact information for three references.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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Full consideration will be given to all applicants received by September 8, 2021.



About the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization:

The mission of the Benson Center 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.

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