Tuesday, October 11, 2005

University of Texas, El Paso

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts, at The University of Texas at El Paso, seeks applications for a full time Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2006. UTEP is located in the largest bi-national/bi-cultural metropolitan area on the US-Mexico border, which creates exciting opportunities for research, teaching and community involvement. Field of specialization is open, with the exception of political theory or American public law and judicial politics. Those with quantitative skills and a cross-border or cross-national research agenda (especially in areas such as immigration, public policy, international cooperation and peace, political institutions and behavior) will be given preference. The successful candidate will have a record of publication and the intent to mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Evidence of teaching experience and teaching quality are also desirable. Applicants must have an earned doctorate at the time of appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. UTEP has approximately 20,000 students enrolled in six colleges and is ranked fifth in the State among public universities in terms of research and sponsored projects. The Department of Political Science has 13 faculty members and offers a Masters Program with plans in motion to form a new Ph.D. degree. Screening will begin November 15, 2005, and will continue until the position is filled. UTEP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. UTEP does consider the needs of dual career couples. Candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter describing research and teaching interests, writing sample or publication, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Irasema Coronado, Chair, Department of Political Science, The University of Texas at El Paso, TX 79968.

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