University of Texas at San Antonio Tenure-Track Assistant or Tenured/Tenure Track Associate Professor or Full Professor for Global Energy and the Environment in San Antonio, Texas
Title of Position Tenure-Track Assistant or Tenured/Tenure Track Associate Professor or Full Professor for Global Energy and the Environment
Requisition Number TT20160019P
Department Posting Name Political Science and Geography
Location Main Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Negotiable
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Field of Study
Required: Ph.D. in Political Science with a specialization in International Relations, Public Policy, or Comparative Politics.
MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No
Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Experience and Other Skills Required
Required Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a directly related discipline. Methodological approaches are open, but the Department is especially interested in attracting outstanding scholars with research and teaching expertise in global energy politics, energy security, the U.S. global energy position, the intersection of energy and environmental issues, and especially the energy-climate change nexus. The position contributes to UTSA’s commitment to advancing excellence in research and teaching about the global political implications of contemporary developments in energy and environmental systems. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to collaborate on research and grant applications with researchers working on energy and the environment throughout the university and at the UTSA Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester in the Political Science Department’s proposed online graduate program in Global Affairs and/or traditional undergraduate or graduate classroom courses in Political Science and Global Affairs. Applicants must be willing to develop and teach courses in global energy politics and related areas pertaining to international security, geopolitics, political economy, and environmental governance.
Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants at the Full or Associate Professor levels should demonstrate an ability to acquire external funding. Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach courses in traditional and emerging sub-fields of political science and international relations, and with experience in online course development.
Description of Job Duties
The Department of Political Science and Geography at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position (Open Rank) in Global Energy and Environmental Politics to begin Fall 2017.
Responsibilities: Teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the Political Science and Global Affairs degree programs; pursue an active research and publishing agenda; and serve the University, profession, and community.
Posting Open Date 08/30/2016
Posting Close Date at midnight on 10/31/2016
Open Until Filled No
Special Notes To Applicants
All applicants must provide evidence of scholarly and professional publications commensurate with the rank for which they are applying. All applicants should also provide, if possible, some representative evidence of high-quality teaching – ideally in courses that address energy and environmental issues in the context of global or international security.
To be considered at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, successful applicants must be able to articulate a research agenda and have an emerging record of publications, excellent teaching skills, and a 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, and a track record of service. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.
To be considered at the tenured Full Professor level, successful applicants must be recognized authorities in their fields of specialization, and have a strong record of publications, excellent teaching skills, and a track record of service. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.
In PDF format, applicants should submit the following items electronically:
- Letter of application that states the rank for which the candidate is applying, research interests, teaching experience, and qualifications for the position;
- Current curriculum vita;
- Copy of all graduate transcripts;
- Samples of written or published scholarly work (no more than three);
- Two representative samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant;
- Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course instruction evaluation);
- Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references who are familiar with the candidate’s scholarship and/or teaching and can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
-UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
-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.
-Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.