The Department of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2020. Candidates should demonstrate a record of, or potential for, excellence in social science research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service appropriate to the rank. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.
The successful applicant will be expected to develop and teach substantive courses in their area of expertise, including introductory courses, core undergraduate courses, and Master's level courses.
Candidates should be trained in Comparative Politics with a focus on Latin America. Scholars whose research also has implications for Latino/Latina communities in the United States are especially encouraged to apply. Ph.D. is preferred although A.B.D.s will be considered
To apply applicants should go to http://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following materials: 1) provide a current CV,2) a letter of interest, 3) one writing sample, and 4) names and contact information of three professional references. Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10407
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.