Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science at Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, Keeny Hall

Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science, Louisiana Tech University


The College of Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech University invites applicants for a tenure track assistant professor of political science to begin September 1, 2021.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant academic unit that prioritizes interdisciplinary teaching and research collaboration and coordination between the humanities and social sciences. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach courses in her/his areas of specialization and interest within either Comparative Politics or International Relations, as well as research methods. In addition to courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, the ability to teach American political thought, American political development, and/or the history of political philosophy is desired. The normal teaching load is three courses per quarter. A strong commitment to exemplary teaching at the undergraduate level, scholarship/research activity, and good interpersonal and collegial skills are expected.


  1. A Ph.D. in Political Science by time of appointment (September 1, 2021).

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should attach:

  1. A letter of application;
  2. a current curriculum vita;
  3. and contact information for three references.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

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Review of applications begins May 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.



About the university

Louisiana Tech is a selective admissions university and offers a broad range of fully accredited undergraduate degrees in a variety of majors and doctoral programs in areas of specified expertise. The School of History and Social Sciences offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science, History, and Sociology, as well as minors in Geography and Philosophy. The campus is located in Ruston, Louisiana, 70 miles east of Shreveport and 30 miles west of Monroe on Interstate 20. The geographical location of Ruston makes it an important trade and medical center for an area of over 100,000 people.

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