Texas Tech University — Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics

The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Comparative Politics to begin Fall 2023. The department is seeking candidates with research and teaching specializations in comparative political behavior. We prefer those candidates with strong, quantitative methods training. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and a commitment to attracting external funds are also highly valued. We expect faculty to provide service to the department, TTU, and the community. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have their PhD in Political Science completed by the start of the appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, writing sample, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All items should be submitted at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. The requisition number is 29907BR. Applications for the position will start to be reviewed on or about 10/1/2022. For questions about the position, contact the department chair, Prof. Timothy Nokken, 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. Texas Tech is an Hispanic Serving Institution. 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 minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.