Assistant Professor in American Politics
The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in American Politics to begin Fall 2021. The department is seeking candidates with research and teaching specializations specifically focusing on race, ethnicity, and politics (REP). 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. Because TTU is a Hispanic Serving Institution, 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. Applications for the position will start to be reviewed on 10/22/2020. 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 University
1011 Boston Avenue Holden Hall 112/Political Science
Lubbock, 79409