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Assistant Professor of International Policy

The Sanford School of Public Policy seeks to hire a tenure-track political scientist with a focus on international policy at the rank of assistant professor. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of experience since receiving their Ph.D. and will have expertise that aligns with one or more of the following areas: energy, environment, health, international development, international security, media and democracy, social policy, or technology. We value applications from faculty with a strong interest in policy engagement.

Candidates should be able to teach courses in their area of specialization and core courses in the Sanford curriculum on topics such as globalization, international governance, policy analysis, and/or statistics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a record of (or demonstrated capacity for) scholarly publication and excellence in teaching.

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, four Masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. Current faculty members have degrees in a variety of disciplines including demography, economics, history, law, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology/social psychology, public policy, public health/health policy, and sociology. The Sanford School houses several interdisciplinary research centers and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, London and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at https://www.sanford.duke.edu.

Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes their research and teaching interests and experiences, CV, writing sample, and names and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19958.

Applications submitted by November 12, 2021 will be guaranteed full consideration. For further information, contact Sarah Bermeo, search committee chair, at [email protected].

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.