The University of Texas at Austin, African and African Diaspora Studies Department
Assistant Professor (tenure track)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
Job Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Job Rank: Tenure-Track Faculty
Job ID: (0) 13070200001
College: Liberal Arts
Department/Unit: Department of African and African Diaspora Studies
Closing Date: Until Filled
Field of Specialization: Quantitative Public Policy Analysis, Statistics, or Social Science
The Department of African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) and the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation (SSC) invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the AADS Department to start Spring or Fall 2014 whose scholarship focuses on advanced statistical methods applied to complex public policy issues in Black populations and communities and on quantitative analysis or Social Science applied to health, mental health, poverty, education, criminal justice, employment, immigration, housing, or social service.
Preference will be given to candidates with research backgrounds and evidence of experience that includes the integration of critical theories of race, color, and gender with quantitative policy analysis, program planning, and program evaluation.
We are seeking a social scientist with outstanding statistical skills combined with a strong background in the use of statistical methods to analyze public policy and develop recommendations and research-based position statements on issues related to race, color, gender, and social class. Successful candidates must be committed to developing innovative undergraduate and graduate courses and programs across multiple research units and will be expected to teach foundational and other courses in her or his area of specialization in both policy and statistics.
The selected candidate should have a Ph.D. in hand by start of employment, be able to demonstrate a successful publishing and research trajectory, and have a solid record as an effective classroom teacher or a teaching philosophy helping to ensure success in the classroom. The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, demonstrate evidence of successful research productivity, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, division, college, and university. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Position funding is pending budgetary approval. Applicants from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applicants should include a current curriculum vita, cover letter, and one representative scholarly publication. The items in the application must be submitted as a single PDF file in the order listed above. The name of the file must be the applicant’s name. The subject line in the email should be the applicant’s name in all capital letters and “Quantitative.Public.Policy.” For example, “GORDON.Quantitative.Public.Policy.” Applications should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org In addition to the applicant’s materials, three letters of reference should be sent from the recommenders directly to: email@example.com. In the subject line of the email, the recommender should write the applicant’s name in all capital letters and “Recommendation.” For example, “GORDON Recommendation.”
Background check conducted on applicant selected.
|Website:||College URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/ Department/Unit URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/aads/|
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
|Secondary Categories:||Public Policy