Texas Tech University — Assistant Professor in Latino/a Politics

The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2022. We seek candidates with expertise in Latino/a politics.

Applicants must show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching and an active research agenda. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Candidates should also exhibit a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations. A Ph.D. in political science is required by the time of the appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All items except reference letters should be submitted at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. The requisition number is 27551BR. Reference letters should be emailed to Prof. Timothy Nokken, Chair, Department of political science at timothy.nokken@ttu.edu. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by March 21, 2022. Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Timothy Nokken, Chair, Department of political science, timothy.nokken@ttu.edu.

Texas Tech is a Hispanic Serving Institution. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, though their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. The Department of Political Science and Texas Tech University are committed to inclusive excellence.