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University of Richmond

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Jepson School of Leadership Studies
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111469772
Date Posted: 09/02/2022
Date Inactive: 11/03/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Richmond, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D2 -- Production and Organizations
D6 -- Welfare Economics
D7 -- Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
D8 -- Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
F -- International Economics
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
L2 -- Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
L3 -- Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise
N -- Economic History
O1 -- Economic Development
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
P -- Political Economy and Comparative Economic Systems
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Quantitative Social Scientist
Political Science
Salary Range: Negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies - 000673
The University of Richmond’s Jepson School of Leadership Studies (JSLS) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the 2023-24 academic year.

The successful candidate must be a quantitative social scientist who will have completed a Ph.D. by August 16, 2023 in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, or a related field. We will consider candidates whose demonstrated scholarly work considers how institutions or cultural norms structure leadership and/or decision-making. Successful candidates’ specific areas of expertise might include (but are not limited to): whether or how leaders matter, collective intelligence, institutional decision-making, collective action problems, political polarization, institutional change, or cultural evolution.

JSLS is a collaborative, inclusive community of scholars with representation from diverse humanities and social science disciplines. Applicants should have the potential and desire to teach in our interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts environment (see more information). The successful candidate will be expected to teach elective courses related to his or her disciplinary training and to contribute to the curriculum by teaching such required courses as Leadership and the Social Sciences, Quantitative Social Science, and Theories and Models of Leadership.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 10/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply online at and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should demonstrate how their scholarly and teaching interests bear on institutional or cultural determinants of leadership and/or decision-making. In addition, applicants should specify in their cover letters how they are prepared to contribute to the unique, interdisciplinary environment at JSLS and to diversity and inclusion. Please also include the names and emails of three references. We will let candidates know in advance if their references will be asked to submit letters (to the University's Human Resources department at The teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy and experience, particularly as they relate to the courses the successful candidate is expected to teach.

Applications are due by October 31. Zoom interviews will be conducted in November. We anticipate inviting candidates to campus early 2023.