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The Government Department at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in political methodology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The search is open to scholars working in any specialty within the field of political science research methods, broadly defined, including statistical, formal, or other approaches to the study of government and politics.

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 experience, teaching, research, and service. Applications must include a diversity statement addressing past or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service. In particular, the statement may highlight any experiences working with diverse populations – mentoring activities, research interests, committee service, courses taught, recruitment and retention activities – and describe how their professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in related activities would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts.

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 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 vitae, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, examples of scholarly work, teaching materials, and diversity statement.

The department will begin reviewing applications October 31, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Position funding is subject to budget availability.

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