Politics of South Asia - 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 a tenure-track position in the politics of
South Asia beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. The search is
open to scholars of any rank, working in any sub-field in
comparative politics, so long as their research is focused on the
region. The successful candidate, if a full professor, may be
appointed to the Charles N. Wilson Chair in South Asian Politics;
candidates hired at a rank other than full professor may be
appointed fellows of the Wilson Chair.
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
teaching, research, and service. Applications must include a
diversity statement addressing past or potential contributions to
diversity and equal opportunity through their research, teaching
and/or service. In particular, the statement may highlight any
experiences working with diverse populations; examples might
include mentoring activities, research interests, committee
service, courses taught, recruitment and retention
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 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, 2021
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/79896