Faculty Openings The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


Assistant Professor - American Politics - Tenure-Track


The Department of Political Science at the University of Houston invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in American Politics.

Area of expertise is open, but we are especially interested in candidates whose research complements existing strengths of the department. Appealing candidates will have extensive methodological training (a strong background in quantitative methods or formal theory is highly valued), will demonstrate a potential for excellence in scholarly research and publication, and will convey a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The appointment will begin in Fall 2014.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, short writing sample, statement of research and teaching interests, 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. Brandon Rottinghaus, Chair
American Politics 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.