Racial and Ethnic Politics - Open Rank
College of Liberal Arts
Aug 25, 2021
Open until filled
The Government Department at the University of Texas at Austin
invites applications for an open-rank position in Racial and Ethnic
Politics. The search is open with respect to sub-field and
methodological approach. We welcome work that considers racial and
ethnic politics from a historical, comparative, or intersectional
perspective. Successful candidates will have a research agenda
centered on the understanding of racial and ethnic politics from
the perspective of at least one marginalized group.
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 show evidence or promise
of excellence in scholarly research and publication, teaching, and
intellectual and institutional leadership (for associate and full
The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to
diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their
teaching, research, and service. The application should highlight
any experiences working with diverse populations; examples might
include mentoring activities, committee service, courses taught,
and recruitment and retention activities.
UT Austin is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty,
including dual-career couples and single parents.
Applications from candidates with strong methodological skills are
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for appointment as Assistant Professor
or higher ranks, or expect to obtain it within a year of joining
the faculty as Instructor. Salary is competitive and commensurate
with experience and qualifications.
Applicants should upload a cover letter, vita, three letters of
recommendation (names and contact information only for applicants
at the associate and full rank), examples of scholarly work,
teaching materials (a statement of teaching philosophy and sample
course evaluations), and diversity statement.
The Department will begin reviewing applications October 1, 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/80370