Texas Tech University

American Politics Behavior

The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in American Politics to begin in the Fall 2017. The department is seeking candidates with research and teaching specialization in American Political Behavior. Candidates who study the political psychology and/or race/ethnicity/gender politics are especially encouraged to apply. We prefer candidates with strong quantitative or formal methods training and the ability to teach graduate methods courses. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and a commitment to attracting external funds are also highly valued. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. The successful candidate will have his/her PhD in Political Science completed by the start of the appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants for the position will start to be reviewed on 10/15/2016. For questions about the position, contact Dr. Dennis Patterson, Chair, Department of Political Science; dennis.patterson@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, though their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.


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