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Postdoctoral Recruitment


Thank you for your interest in a postdoctoral position in the Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Please submit all of your materials before the deadline to insure full consideration. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Position Description & Deadline

Once you submit your application information, the reference letter writers that you list below will be contacted directly by email and given the information required to submit their letters. You will receive a confirmation e-mail, which will include a link that allows you to check on the status of the recommendation letters. If you are using a dossier service to forward your letters of recommendation, you must ask the dossier service to email them to us at: recruit@polisci.wisc.edu. Please also enter their contact information under Reference 1 below.

If you have already applied and would like to receive a duplicate of your confirmation email, use this link to re-send your confirmation e-mail, which contains a link to view your recommendation letter status.

Please be sure to have all of your materials ready before submitting this online application as you cannot add information to this form at a later date.
If you have materials that are not available in an electronic format, such as a book, send those materials to the following mailing address:

John Coleman , Chair
Recruitment Committee
110 North Hall
1050 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI. 53706

Please direct questions about the application process or questions of a technical nature to Beth Shipman, recruit@polisci.wisc.edu, with "recruitment" in the subject line.

Items labeled in RED on this form are REQUIRED for a complete application.
Items labeled in BLACK are optional but requested.

Section 1 - Personal Information

Postdoctoral group you're applying for:
 
First Name:
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
City: State / Country: Postal Code:
 
Email Address:
Telephone Number (Office): () - -
Telephone Number (Home or mobile): () - -
 
Primary Research Area: Other:
 
Subfields within your
primary research area:
Enter up to 5 words that describe your area of research.
 
Your Current Position:
Title: e.g. student, assistant professor, research assistant
Institution:
Your PhD:
Granting Institution:
Date Granted/Expected: (year)
Mentor/Advisor(s):
 


Section 2 - Reference Letters

Please enter full name, address and email address for each reference.
If a dossier service will be mailing your reference letters, please enter the contact info for your dossier coordinator below.

Three or four references are required.

Reference 1 or Dossier service contact info
First Name:
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
City: State: Postal Code:
Reference E-mail: or
Dossier E-mail:

Reference 2
First Name:
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
City: State / Country: Postal Code:
E-mail:

Reference 3
First Name:
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
City: State / Country: Postal Code:
E-mail:

Reference 4
First Name:
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
City: State / Country: Postal Code:
E-mail:


Section 3 - Electronic File Upload

Please select Microsoft Word or PDF files to upload. Additional electronic files or files that were not ready when you submitted your application may be emailed to Beth Shipman, recruit@polisci.wisc.edu, with "recruitment" in the subject line. To avoid an incomplete application, please include your full name and telephone number in all email correspondence.

BEFORE UPLOADING YOUR FILES: Make sure all files are either .doc or .pdf files. This system will only accept files saved with the .doc or .pdf file extension. Please add the extension if necessary, as is sometimes the case for Mac users.

Cover Letter
Vita
Teaching Statement
Research Statement
Writing Sample (book chapter, dissertation, etc.)
Writing Sample 2
Transcript(s) Unofficial or scanned copies ARE acceptable.
Sample Syllabus
Course Evals



NOTICE: Once data is submitted, it cannot be changed. Please verify all information before submitting.
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