University of Texas at San Antonio Tenure-Track Assistant or Tenured/Tenure Track Associate Professor or Full Professor for Cybersecurity and National or International Security Policy in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Tenure-Track Assistant or Tenured/Tenure Track Associate Professor or Full Professor for Cybersecurity and National or International Security Policy

Requisition Number TT20160018P

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

Preferred Education

Field of Study

Required Ph.D. in Political Science with a specialization in International Relations, Public Policy, or Comparative Policy

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

None specified.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Required Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a directly related discipline by August 31, 2017. Applicants must have a track record of scholarship, publications, and/or research funding relating to cyber security. We are especially interested in candidates who link cyber security to broader social, political, economic, and policy questions in the contexts of national and/or international security. The position is part of a cross-disciplinary, campus-wide initiative in the area of cyber security. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to collaborate on research and grant applications with faculty in Computer Science, Engineering, and UTSA’s highly regarded Cyber Security Program. 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. The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses on topics such as Politics and Cyber-Security, New Global Threats, and Global or National Security Policy. Scholars doing cross-disciplinary research in applied cyber security research are encouraged to apply but an applicant’s primary field must be Political Science or a closely related discipline. Applicants must demonstrate potential for research publication and a strong potential to attract external funding, and have a strong theoretical grounding in national or international security.

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 also be given to candidates who can teach courses in traditional and emerging sub-fields of political science and international relations/global affairs, and/or in such areas as environmental governance, law and institutions, compliance, and/or trans-nationalism.

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 cybersecurity and national or international security, global affairs, and governance to begin Fall 2017.

All applicants must provide evidence of scholarly and professional publications commensurate with the rank for which the applicant is applying. All applicants should also provide, if possible, some representative evidence of high-quality teaching – ideally in courses that address cyber security in the context of national or international security, global affairs and governance. Applicants must also be willing to teach a range of courses in international relations or global affairs.

Responsibilities: Teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; 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 information and materials associated with an application for this position must be submitted electronically through In PDF format, applicants should submit the following items electronically: 1. 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 all 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 evaluation); 7. Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references who are familiar with the applicant’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 upon Board of Regents approval.