Tenure-Track in National and/or International Security

Austin, TX
Oct 11, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

LBJ School of Public Affairs - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Jun 23, 2017

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin announces a tenure-track opening in NATIONAL AND/OR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY at the rank of assistant professor (or tenured associate professor in exceptional cases) for its graduate program in Global Policy Studies.

The LBJ School comprises more than 40 faculty members and approximately 300 graduate students, and offers inter-disciplinary curricula leading to the degrees of Master of Public Affairs, Master of Global Policy Studies, and Ph.D. in Public Policy. Normal teaching load is two courses per semester with some relief for new faculty. The school strongly promotes diversity.

The ideal candidate should have a policy-focused research agenda and the ability to teach courses on policymaking and methods (quantitative and qualitative). Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Political Science, International Relations, Public Policy, Political Geography, or related policy-relevant field.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit letter of interest, C.V., sample of written (ideally published) research, three letters of reference, and evidence of excellence in teaching if available. Applications received by September 15, 2017 will receive full consideration.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.