Public Policy Position at the University of Georgia

Assistant Professor

Public Policy

The University of Georgia’s School of Public & International Affairs, Department of Public Administration and Policy invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in public policy. Appointment begins in August 2015. Candidates should demonstrate a substantive policy specialization, but the area of specialization is open. A Ph.D. in public policy, economics, public administration, political science, or other appropriate discipline is required. Teaching is predominately at the graduate level (2 courses per semester) and includes courses in quantitative methods, policy analysis, policy process, or program evaluation, and other substantive policy courses. Successful candidates will contribute to both our MPA and Ph.D. programs with a commitment to quality teaching, and evidence of research productivity. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications received by November 15, 2014 are guaranteed full consideration. Applications should be sent either as email attachments to or by mail to: Public Policy Recruitment Committee, Department of Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, 204 Baldwin Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1615.

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The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.