University of Texas - San Antonio, Political Science and Geography
Open Rank, International Law and Organization
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The Department of Political Science and Geography at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track open rank faculty position in Political Science/International Relations with an emphasis on International Law and Organization to begin Fall 2013.
Required Qualifications:All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a directly related discipline by August 31, 2013. The methodological approach and specialization is open but the Department is especially interested in scholarship exploring at least one of the following areas: International Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, Global Justice, Conflict Resolution, International Law and Global Governance, Global Constitutionalism, and/or Globalization and Legal Theory. All applicants must provide evidence of a record of scholarly and professional publications commensurate with rank for which application is made. All applicants must provide some representative evidence of high-quality teaching in a variety of international relations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. All applicants must be willing to teach a range of courses in international relations, including courses specifically focused on International Law and Organization.
To be considered at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, successful applicants must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications, excellent teaching skills and commitment to service.
To be considered at the tenured Associate Professor level, successful applicants must have an established research agenda, a strong record of publications, excellent teaching skills with demonstrated effectiveness and a track record of service, and a demonstrated ability to acquire external funding. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval.
To be considered at the tenured Full Professor level, successful applicants must be recognized authorities in their respective fields of specialization, have excellent teaching skills with demonstrated effectiveness and a track record of service, and a demonstrated ability to acquire external funding. Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach courses also in traditional sub-fields of political science and international relations, and/or in environmental governance, law and institutions, compliance, and transnationalism.
Responsibilities: Teach, advice, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students at the Main and Downtown campuses; participate in teaching courses in the Political Science Global Analysis Minor; pursue an active research and publishing agenda; and serve the University, the profession, and the community.
Applicants should submit electronically in PDF format:
- Letter of application that states the rank for which the candidate is applying, research interests, teaching experiences and qualifications for the position
2. Current curriculum vita
3. Copy of graduate transcripts
4. Samples of written or published scholarly work (no more than three)
5. Two representative samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant
6. Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course instruction)
7. Three references (to include name, address, telephone number and email address) who are familiar with the applicant's work.
Send electronic materials to: DPS&G@utsa.edu
Send hardcopy application materials to:
Int’l Relations/Int’l Law Search Committee Chair
Department of Political Science and Geography
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249-0655
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will continue until position is filled.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.
|Primary Category:||Diplomacy and International Relations
|Secondary Categories:||Political Science