Texas Tech University — Assistant Professor in American 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 2023. We seek candidates with research and teaching specializations in American 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. Texas Tech is a Hispanic Serving Institution. 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 29909BR.. 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 10/1/2022. Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Timothy Nokken, Chair, Department of political science, timothy.nokken@ttu.edu.

As an Equal Employment 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, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.