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Assistant Professor of Political Science
Department: DAL-Social Sciences-514180
Job Location: Dallas
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Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Political Science beginning Fall 2023. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching, research, and service, and to assist in the continued development of undergraduate and graduate programs in political science. UNT-Dallas offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21stt century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Expectations for tenure-track faculty at UNT-Dallas include excellent teaching, research, and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching, high-quality research and scholarship, service, and program development. Faculty are expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, face-to-face and online course development, program assessment, program communication, coordination of service learning, substantial participation on university, school and faculty government committees and student recruitment. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate courses, but we are primarily looking for a teacher and researcher who can strengthen the degree-required concentration in International Relations and Comparative Government. Applications cannot be considered unless all required documents have been received.
Physical Requirements: Carrying, Cleaning, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate
Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Driving University Vehicle: No
Posting Number: F1079P
Special Instructions to Applicants
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references, statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Walt Borges, program coordinator, at [email protected].
Zoom interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a research presentation and teaching demonstration. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.
Screening of applications will begin November 7, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. For best consideration, applications should be received by December 2, 2022.