Open Rank Faculty Position

Por Escuela de Gobierno
Miércoles, Agosto 23, 2017

Open Rank Faculty Position

Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública, Tec de Monterrey

(School of Government, Tec de Monterrey)

Posted: August 15, 2017

The School of Government has one vacant open rank research-professor position. The search is open with respect to specialty and approach. We welcome candidates in public policy, economics, political science, public administration, sociology, law, education policy or other related fields in the social sciences. 

Candidates are expected to strengthen the ability of the School of Government and Public Transformation to influence policy debates in areas such as data science for public services and governance, poverty and social policy, inequality, public finance and budgeting, federalism and local government, democracy and elections, security and justice, education policy, energy, and environmental policy in Mexico and globally. The School of Government offers a dynamic academic environment with excellent research support.

Candidates must have the ability to conduct high quality, original research and to publish in internationally-recognized peer-reviewed outlets.  They should also be committed to teaching and mentoring Masters and PhD students.

Responsibilities include teaching in the graduate programs and undergraduate courses offered by the School of Government, and fulfillment of a research program as presented in the candidate’s application. Teaching may be done exclusively in English, although a solid knowledge of Spanish is strongly encouraged. The teaching load is 4 courses per year, and specific agreements will depend on the candidate’s rank and potential contribution to the School’s mission.

Review will begin on October 5th and continue until the position is filled.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must have a strong academic background, and proven interest in empirical research. We specifically search for candidates with a strong background in defining theoretical and applied research in one or more of the aforementioned areas.  This is an open-rank search, whereby status as tenured, tenure-track, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor will be awarded on the basis of his/her publishing record, teaching experience, and academic status. We expect candidates to hold a Doctoral degree, and may or may not have a current appointment at another institution.  Applications from ABD candidates will only be considered if they include a letter from the chair of the committee stating a date for the defense of the doctoral dissertation. The latter should occur at the latest before June 2018.

Compensation is competitive, and includes incentives and support for research activities. Tec de Monterrey will provide legal assistance in case the candidate is a foreign national, for working permit and visa for the candidate and his/her dependents.

Tec de Monterrey is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. The university is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty both in terms of gender and race. 

Non-Discrimination Statement
Our institution does not discriminate against job candidates on the basis of actual or perceived gender, gender identity, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or religion.

Documents Required:
Applicants should send the following documents in PDF format through the (see ):


  • Research statement for the next 3 years (no longer than three pages).
  • Teaching philosophy (no more than two pages) that includes potential course offerings.
  • Curriculum Vitae accompanied by a cover letter.
  • Writing sample not exceeding 50 double spaced pages (the candidate should be the first author of the text, preferably a refereed journal article).
  • Three letters of recommendation written within the last year. In the case of early career scholars (2014-2016), at least one of these letters should come from the PhD advisor.
  • Please submit as optional applicant documents evidence of teaching performance, such as teaching evaluations, if they are available.


Contact Information:
Marco Fernandez: or

AV Carlos Lazo No. 100
Col. Santa Fe
Delegacion Alvaro Obregon
Mexico D.F.