Political Theory - Tenure-Track - History of Political Thought

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Political Theory - Tenure-Track - History of Political Thought

Austin, TX
Open Date:
Sep 10, 2019
Close Date:
Oct 15, 2019

The Department of Government invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in normative political theory/philosophy with a focus on the history of political thought and its illumination of enduring and contemporary issues and themes. Duties include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and service to the Department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University.

We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The application should highlight demonstrated experience working with diverse populations; examples might include mentoring activities, research interests, committee service, courses taught, recruitment and retention activities.

UT Austin is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for appointment as Assistant Professor or expect to obtain it within a year of joining the faculty as Instructor.

Application Instructions:

The department will start reviewing applications on October 15, 2019. To get full consideration applications should be submitted no later than October 30, 2019. Applicants should submit a vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, examples of scholarly work, and teaching materials.




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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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