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The Government Department at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The search is open to scholars working in any specialty within the field of American 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 teaching, research, and service. The application should highlight any experiences working with diverse populations; examples might include mentoring activities, research interests, committee service, courses taught, recruitment and retention activities.

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.

Application Instructions
Applicants should upload a cover letter, vitae, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, a research statement, examples of scholarly work, and teaching materials. The department will begin reviewing applications on October 1, and continue until the position is filled.

Position funding is subject to budget availability.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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