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Department of Social Science Positions

University of Houston - Downtown

Last Updated: 11/08/21

Job Description

The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Houston-Downtown invites applications for tenure/tenure-track positions that start in Fall 2022. Disciplines include Psychology, Political Science, and Non-Profit Management. Several of these positions will be of particular interest to those whose research and teaching intersects Latino Studies, Diversity, and/or Social Justice. Applicants can apply or receive additional details by visiting

Please contact the following committee chairs with questions:

Non Profit Management-Dr. David Branham;

Psychology-Clinical, Dr. Katrina Rufino;

Psychology-Developmental, Travis Crone;

Political Science, Dr. John Linantud;

The University of Houston-Downtown is an urban university located in the fourth largest city in the U.S., and minutes away from the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. UHD is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the nation and serves over 15,000 students from both undergraduate and graduate programs. UHD is recognized as a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI). With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, UHD seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. These vacancies are in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which houses several community-facing centers available for collaborative opportunities, including the Center for Latino Studies, Center for Critical Race Studies, and Center for Public Deliberation.

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our shared commitment to diversity and excellence. An active research agenda in the field and engagement in service at the institution will be expected of the candidate who joins our program. Given the institution’s strong emphasis on diversity and inclusive excellence, candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups and those individuals with a history and commitment to mentoring marginalized populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Houston, Texas, United States