The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. The Dean reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and is delegated primary responsibility of working with the faculty of the school in planning future initiatives, for administering the school's annual budget, for organizing the school's class offerings, and for hiring and evaluating the school's faculty and staff.
The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS), one of the eight UT Dallas teaching units, is organized into seven academic programs: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Economics, Geospatial Information Sciences, Public and Nonprofit Management, Sociology, Political Science, and Public Policy and Political Economy. These programs collectively offer a total of eight undergraduate majors, eleven undergraduate minors, ten masters, and six doctoral degree programs, which play an integral role towards the interdisciplinary mission of the University. The school's faculty include 58 appointments in the tenure system, 11 full-time faculty appointed outside the tenure system, and 13 part-time instructors. EPPS operates on an annual budget of approximately $11 million.
The University of Texas at Dallas, a component of The University of Texas System, is located at the confluence of the cities of Richardson, Dallas, and Plano. UT Dallas is one of the nation's 131 universities ranked as
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About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.