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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

University of Virginia

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College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Democracy Initiative
Co-Director for Academic Affairs

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463947
Date Posted: 10/21/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Co-Director for Academic Affairs
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
N4 -- Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation
Academic Affairs
Democracy Initiative
Public affairs
Integrated Research
Public Engagement
Salary Range: Competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Virginia seeks a distinguished scholar to help lead our Democracy Initiative as Co-Director for Academic Affairs.

UVA’s Democracy Initiative,, aspires to excellence in integrated research, teaching, and public engagement on democracy at a global scale — bringing together a diverse range of scholars, government leaders, and practitioners to study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world.

Led by UVA’s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, in partnership with the Miller Center of Public Affairs and in collaboration with colleagues from across the University, the Democracy Initiative was established in 2018. It is designed to engage a wide audience in examining the challenges confronting democracies today. With over $50 million committed, UVA is on track to meet the goal of $120 million in overall support for the Initiative.

UVA seeks a distinguished academic from the humanities or social sciences to serve in this capacity. Candidates will bring appreciation for the multi and interdisciplinary nature of the Initiative as well as the role of research in facilitating important global discussions in the public beyond the academy.

Candidates must apply online at

For inquiries or to share a nomination, contact AJ Davidson,

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2020