Tenure-Track Assistant Professors at Sanford School of Public Policy

The Sanford School of Public Policy invites applicants for up to three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions across a range of policy areas including Climate, Criminal Justice, Development, Education, Health, Democratic Governance, Local/State Policy, Migration, Poverty, Social and Economic Inequality/Inequity, Social Safety Nets, and Urban Policy. The focus could be on domestic or global issues. We invite applicants with doctoral-level training in public policy and related disciplines, such as economics, political science, public health, psychology, or sociology. We welcome scholars with expertise in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in Sanford’s core curriculum, which includes policy analysis, political analysis, microeconomics, ethics, and statistics.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials for review: (i) cover letter describing their motivation to be part of a policy school; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) a representative research paper; (iv) a one- to two-page research statement that describes current and future research, as well as the ways that lived experience influences their approach to research; (v) a one-page statement describing their teaching philosophy, previous experiences, future plans for teaching, and experience and approach to fostering an inclusive learning and mentoring environment for their students; and (vi) the names of three references or three reference letters. The deadline for priority review is October 31, 2023. Applications will then be reviewed on a rolling basis until April 30, 2024, or until the position has been filled.