Political Methodology - Assistant Professor

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Political Methodology - Assistant Professor

College/School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Government
Posted: Oct 15, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled


The Government Department at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in political methodology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The search is open to scholars working in any specialty within the field of political science research methods, broadly defined, including statistical, formal, or other approaches to the study of government and politics.

Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and service to the Department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the University. The successful candidate will have a strong record of research and teaching.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their experience, teaching, research, and service. Applications must include a diversity statement addressing past or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service. In particular, the statement may highlight any experiences working with diverse populations - mentoring activities, research interests, committee service, courses taught, recruitment and retention activities - and describe how their professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in related activities would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts.

UT Austin is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for appointment as Assistant Professor or expect to obtain it within a year of joining the faculty as Instructor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload a vitae, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, examples of scholarly work, teaching materials, and diversity statement.

The department will begin reviewing applications October 31, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Position funding is subject to budget availability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/65755