Assistant Professor - Comparative and Latin American Politics

Texas Tech University
  • Location
    Lubbock, Texas
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 30

Position description

The Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Science with broad training in the field of Comparative Politics with a research specialization in Latin American Politics, position to begin Fall 2024.

In line with TTUs strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, enable innovative research and creative activities, and transform lives and communities through outreach and engaged scholarship, applicants must have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate and graduate levels within or across the areas of teaching, research/creative activity, and service. 

Required Qualifications
A Ph.D. in political science is required by the time of the appointment. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidates intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred applicants should show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching and an active research agenda; We seek candidates trained in Comparative Politics with research and teaching specializations in Latin America.
  • Applicants with strong quantitative and/or formal methods training are preferred, as well as the ability to teach graduate methods courses.
  • Applicants who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

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