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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
University of North Texas

  • Sep. 14, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
  • Department of Political Science
  • University of North Texas
    Denton, TX
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Political Science - Theory
    Political Science - General
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Open-Rank position in Political Theory
University of North Texas, Department of Political Science

We invite applications for an open-rank position beginning fall 2018 in the broadly defined field of the history of political theory. We are interested in prospective candidates who specialize in Medieval, early modern/Enlightenment, or 19th/20th century German (post-rationalist) thought. An additional strength in non-Western thought, such as Islamic or Chinese political thought, is considered an advantage.

The successful candidate will have responsibilities that may include but are not limited to teaching core, upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses, continuing a record of robust scholarly research, directing graduate research in the Theory field, and providing service to the department, college, and university. The typical teaching load is 2/2.

The Department of Political Science at UNT is a highly productive department with 25 faculty members who are committed to excellence in both teaching and research. It offers BA, MA/MS, and PhD degrees. Faculty in the department have previously edited the American Political Science Review, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Political Science Education, and is the current home of Religion and Politics. The department is also home to the Castleberry Peace Institute, the Peace Studies Program and the Latina/o Mexican-American Studies Program. The Department’s web site is:

With 37,000 students, UNT is the nation’s 26th largest public university. As the largest, most comprehensive university in Dallas-Fort Worth, UNT drives the North Texas region. UNT offers 99 bachelor’s, 83 master’s, and 36 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. UNT is a Carnegie Tier I public research university deeply committed to advancing educational excellence and preparing students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world.

Direct inquires to Richard Ruderman, search committee chair (

Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2017 and will remain open until the position is closed. To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications and all supporting materials as close as possible to the review date.

All applicants must meet the following criteria: (1) a Ph.D. in Political Science, (2) evidence of excellence in scholarly productivity, and (3) evidence of demonstrated excellence in teaching.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

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