Faculty Openings The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Assistant or Associate Professor - Political Theory - Tenured or Tenure-Track


The Department of Political Science at the University of Houston invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Political Theory.

Area of Expertise is open, but we are especially interested in candidates whose research is in contemporary political theory, constitutionalism, American political theory, or Ancient, and with candidates who complement existing strengths in the graduate and undergraduate program.

The appointment will begin in Fall 2014.

Successful candidates should have the potential for excellence in scholarly research and publication, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching at the MA and PhD level.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin October 1, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, short writing sample, statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants at the associate professor level may send contact information for three references in lieu of recommendation letters.

Please send all application materials to:

Dr. Jeremy Bailey
Chair, Political Theory Search Committee
Department of Political Science
University of Houston
447 Philip G. Hoffman Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3011.


Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.