Assistant Professor - Political Science

University of Texas at Dallas
  • Location
    Richardson, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 06

Position description

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking applications for an assistant professor, tenure system position in international relations or comparative politics. The successful candidate for the position will have a PhD in political science or public policy. The area of specialization within international relations or comparative politics is open. Ideal candidates will demonstrate their ability to contribute to existing program strengths in quantitative methods and to publish in the top peer-reviewed journals and presses in the field. 


Candidates must have a PhD in a political science or public policy-related field and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences fall 2023. A doctoral degree is required prior to joining; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage. 

The Department/Program/School 

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at UT Dallas is a national leader in research addressing critical social, political and economic issues. Our graduates work in government, nonprofits and the private sector, with many pursuing advanced degrees that prepare them for leadership roles in advancing positive change on the local, national and global level. 

Application Instructions 

Applicants should upload the following: 

  • cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments;
  • statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research and how they have fostered (or will foster) equitable and inclusive research environments;
  • full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.


Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on October 31, 2022. Priority will be given to completed applications received by October 7, 2022. 

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