Posted: Sep 15, 2022

Assistant Professor of Survey Research

Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2022

Assistant Professor of Survey Research


Position Description

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for a new, assistant professor, tenure-track position in survey research methodology. Applicants are expected to be knowledgeable about survey design, questionnaire construction, sampling dataset construction, and data analysis. An emphasis on dynamic processes involving longitudinal, cross-sectional or panel surveys is especially useful. Applicants are also expected to have completed all requirements of the doctoral degree, to have a promising research agenda, and to be capable of teaching survey research methodology courses at the graduate level to students with varying social science interests. For additional information about this position or the School of EPPS, please contact Marianne Stewart, Professor ([email protected]).


Candidates must have a PhD in a social science or public policy-related field and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences fall 2023. A doctoral degree is required prior to joining; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage.

The School

The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) at UT Dallas is a national leader in research addressing critical social, political, and economic issues. Our graduates work in government, nonprofits, and the private sector, with many pursuing advanced degrees that prepare them for leadership roles in advancing positive change on the local, national, and global levels. 

Application Instructions

 Applicants should upload the following via

  • cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • statement of teaching philosophy (teaching evaluations, if available) describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments;
  • statement of research interests
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on October 31, 2022. Priority will be given to completed applications received by October 7, 2022

 The University and Community

Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship, and educational activities.

UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus. The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.