Assistant Professor
The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Comparative Politics to begin Fall 2020. The department is seeking candidates with research and teaching specializations in Latin America. We prefer those candidates with strong, quantitative methods training and the ability to teach graduate methods courses an added plus. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research, and a commitment to attracting external funds are also highly valued. We expect faculty to provide service to the department, TTU, and the community. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have their PhD in Political Science completed by the start of the appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, writing sample, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. These items should be submitted at The requisition number is 18204BR. Applications for the position will start to be reviewed on or about 10/1/2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact the department chair, Prof. Timothy Nokken.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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Contact Information
Timothy Nokken
Texas Tech Political Science Dept.
Texas Tech University Holden Hall 112
Lubbock, 79409