American Politics - Tenure-Track

Austin, TX
Sep 13, 2019
Four-Year Institution
American Politics - Tenure-Track

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

The Government Department at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The search is open with respect to specialty and methodological approach.

Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and service to the Department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University. The successful candidate will show evident promise of excellence in scholarly research and publication, teaching, and intellectual and institutional leadership. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The application should highlight any experiences working with diverse populations; examples might include mentoring activities, research interests, committee service, courses taught, recruitment and retention activities. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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


Applications from candidates with strong methodological skills are especially welcome. 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:

Applicants should upload a vitae, three letters of recommendation, examples of scholarly work, and teaching materials. The department will begin reviewing applications on October 15 and continue until the position is filled.