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APPAM is now offering a Job Search Service program to registrants for the Fall Research Conference in Denver!   To learn more about this program, entitled APPAM Positions in Policy (PIP), visit the Conference Activities page of our website.  Positions being interviewed for at the Fall Conference through PIP are indicated in bold with an *.
 
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Are you on the job marketing or hoping to be sooner than the Fall Research Conference?  APPAM wants to help you find the career that you're looking for.  The listing below is a current opening at one of our Institutional Members. All applications and inquiries should be directed towards the listing organization.

Are you an institutional member and want to include a listing on this page? Please send the position details and information link to Gabbie Sylvester, gsylvester@appam.org, to have your listing added.

Current Openings:

 

Abt Associates

Abt Associates is seeking a qualified Analyst to support our Social and Economic Policy Division in Rockville, Maryland or Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Social and Economic Policy Division helps guide development of the nation’s prominent policies and programs.  Key responsibilities include applying general and specialized knowledge of principles, concepts and business operations in the field(s) of specialization and using independent judgment and discretion applying standard and non-standard quantitative and/or qualitative methods and techniques.

Abt Associates is seeking a qualified Senior Analyst to support the Social and Economic Policy Division in Rockville, Maryland or Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Social and Economic Policy Division helps guide development of the nation’s prominent policies and programs.  Key responsibilities include leading project management teams and performing/managing a variety of research analysis tasks, reviewing collected data and analyses using standard practices and techniques in the field(s) of specialization, and devising methods and leading the design computer modeling, stimulation or simple to moderately complex forecasting using standard software packages.

 

Academy Health

AcademyHealth, the professional home and leading national organization for health services researchers, policymakers, and health care practitioners and stakeholders, is currently seeking a Research Associate to provide substantive, analytic, and administrative staff support to a major initiative.  The Paradigm Project is a concerted, collaborative effort that is using the tools of “design thinking” to increase the relevance, timeliness, quality, and impact of health services research (HSR).  Convened by AcademyHealth, and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the project is designing and testing in the way HSR is conducted and used to ensure the field realizes its full potential to improve health and the delivery of health care.  The ideal candidate is highly organized, a self-starter, great writer and eager to take on new challenges. Early career professionals with three to five years of substantive work experience in a health care policy or research setting are encouraged to apply.

 

Acumen, LL

Acumen, LLC offers government agencies and policymakers health expertise in a number of areas including payment system design and operation, program integrity, policy evaluation and monitoring, drug and vaccine safety, quality measurement, value-based purchasing, and insurance marketplaces. To ensure flexibility in responding to project challenges unique to each issue area, we have constructed multi-disciplinary teams consisting of policy experts trained in economics, medicine, epidemiology, public health, and statistics. Our teams are committed to improving the information available to policy makers who design, implement, and evaluate government health care programs.

Acumen, LLC is currently hiring for multiple positions including analysts, programmers, and project managers.  For a full listing of available positions, please visit the Acumen, LLC jobs page.

 

American Institutes for Research

AIR is seeking a Development Economist/Quantitative Researcher to join our International Research and Evaluation group in Washington, D.C. The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand qualitative data analysis and research experience on exciting evaluations of development programs.  Responsibilities include developing conceptual frameworks that guide project work, managing and analyzing large-scale data files for research, and applying appropriate quantitative techniques to collect and analyze data.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in economics, public policy, or related social science field, with expertise in econometrics or applied statistics.

 

Baruch College - CUNY

The Administrative Specialist for Data Analysis and Assessment reports to the Marxe Associate Dean. Additional duties include: Provides staff support for the Office of Academic Programs and the Marxe Learning Assessment Committee; Coordinates the assessment of all current degree programs, including the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration, Master of International Affairs, Master of Science in Education, and any new programs that may be delivered by the School; Liaises with the office of the Assistant Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness; Assists with implementation of methods and participates in the collection and analysis of assessment data.

 

The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs seeks an Associate or Full Professor to assume the directorship of the School’s survey research center, Baruch College Survey Research (BCSR). The successful candidate will teach courses and conduct academic research consistent with the appointment. Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.  We expect the successful candidate to begin his or her appointment in the Fall term of 2020.

 

Boston College

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College was created in 1998 through a grant from the Social Security Administration (SSA) to promote research on retirement issues and transmit the findings to policy makers, the research community, and the public.  The Center is seeking a Ph.D. Economist to study issues related to retirement and aging, such as labor and public economics; household finance; and health policy for the older population. Specifically, the Research Economist will develop grant proposals, produce academic papers and other written products, and mentor junior researchers. The Research Economist will also be involved in identifying opportunities to attract research funding from government, corporate, and foundation sources. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Economics or Public Policy and familiarity with retirement issues. Some travel is required. Salary is dependent upon experience.

 

Brandeis University

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University invites applications and nominations for the Stuart H. Altman Chair in U.S. Health Policy, a tenured faculty position at the rank of full Professor. The candidate selected for the Stuart H. Altman Chair will carry on a tradition of excellence in health policy research and public engagement focused on healthcare financing, payment policy, insurance, healthcare markets, the structure and composition of the healthcare delivery system and the linkages between the formal health system and the social determinants of health. The position will contribute to the public profile of the Heller School through teaching scholarship and participation in external policy-related initiatives focused on improving the cost effectiveness, quality and value of the US healthcare system. The individual would be expected to be an active participant in the activities of the Brandeis Health Industry Forum.

 

Brookings Institute 

Brookings is seeking a Fellow/Senior Fellow to lead the Center on Regulation and Markets (CRM) in Economic Studies, and to conduct in-depth, high quality public policy-oriented research. The director will have considerable latitude to determine the research agenda of the Center, but priority areas of interest for the Institution include the regulation of emerging technologies, environmental regulation, consumer protection regulation, labor market regulation, housing regulation, the regulation of competition, and the regulatory process. A background in industrial organization, especially empirical IO, is a plus.

Brookings is seeking a Fellow or Senior Fellow to join the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Economic Studies, to conduct in-depth, high-quality policy-relevant economic research. We are particularly interested in specialists in labor or international macroeconomics. The fellow will conduct original policy-relevant research in field(s) of expertise, independently and in collaboration with other scholars inside and outside Brookings and will commission research from outside scholars. They will plan and execute public and/or private events to share and discuss this research and other pressing issues of fiscal and monetary policy. They will develop and maintain relationships with internal and external research partners, current and prospective donors, and key economic policy stakeholders, and work with Communications staff to effectively promote and disseminate their research.

 

Columbia University

We are seeking one or more post-doctorate candidates to apply for postdoctoral funding to work with a principal investigator of the Baby’s First Years Study, through an NIH administrative supplement. The candidates must meet the NIH’s specified eligibility as a member of an under-represented group in the health-related sciences.

 

Cornell University 

The Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) at Cornell University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position in Big Data/Data Science. The position starts in July/August 2020 and will continue for two years, subject to a satisfactory first-year evaluation. Successful candidates will have demonstrated strengths in applying data science or computational approaches to applied questions in economics, demography, sociology, or policy, with expertise in areas such as machine learning, digital trace data collection, text analysis, or other techniques.  The postdoctoral position will include considerable time to develop independent research and to form collaborative research projects with faculty in PAM and throughout Cornell.

 

Duke University

The Sanford School of Public Policy is undertaking a major hiring initiative in political science, economics, and public policy. Within this initiative we are seeking to hire two political scientists at the advanced assistant professor (i.e., at least 2 years post-PhD), associate professor, or full professor level. The positions are open with respect to the major subfields within Political Science; we welcome applications from political scientists whose work connects to most major areas of public policy: domestic social policy, environment and energy, health policy, international development, international security, the intersection of technology and policy, and media and democracy. In addition, we value applications from faculty with a record of entrepreneurial research projects, a strong interest in policy engagement, and experience with innovative classroom approaches. Faculty may teach in any of our core existing programs and be part of building new professional offerings.

 

George Mason University

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a faculty position in Education Policy at the assistant professor level. Responsibilities include: Participating in the continued development of the Education Policy academic program and associated research center, teaching courses in Education Policy and mentoring graduate students, engaging in research, and seeking external funding. Faculty also are expected to engage in university and professional service activities and to contribute to special initiatives and collaborative programs designed to further the mission of the College in areas related to Education Policy. 

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications for a senior faculty position in Education Policy at the rank of associate or full professor. Responsibilities of this high-visibility, high-impact position include: Participating in the leadership and continued development of the Education Policy academic program and associated research center, teaching courses in Education Policy and mentoring graduate students, engaging in catalytic research, and seeking external funding. Faculty also are expected to engage in university and professional service activities and to contribute to special initiatives and collaborative programs designed to further the mission of the College in areas related to Education Policy.

 

George Washington University

The Elliott School is currently seeking a Program Associate to support the Digital Trade and Governance Hub. The Digital Trade and Governance Hub is designed to: Educate policymakers in the legislative and executive branches of the US government on digital trade and data governance. We will also work with partners abroad;  Encourage dialogue and greater understanding about digital trade, new digital technologies, and data governance issues among all interested parties; Serve as a resource for the public and press on news and research related to digital trade and data governance issues form around the world; Build understanding of trade and data governance issues in the US and global trade communities with dialogue, education , and evidence-based research; Conduct research to inform outreach and coursework.

 

Georgia State University

The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in August 2020 in the Department of Economics or the Department of Public Management and Policy at the Associate or Full Professor level. Due to an expansion in our evidence-based policy research, we are most interested in an experienced scholar who can make a substantial contribution to our applied public finance research cluster which includes the Center for State and Local Finance, the Fiscal Research Center, and the International Center for Public Policy. The ideal candidate will have interest in a leadership role in the cluster and will be a senior member of one of the academic departments. Applicants should have a primary research and teaching interest in public economics, public finance, public budgeting or public financial management, taxation, as well as strong interests in applied policy research. This position requires a doctorate degree from an accredited university in one of the following fields of study: economics, public policy, political science or public management. The hire will have access to unique administrative data and will be interested in using advanced big data empirical techniques. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and senior leadership of the cluster. The latter will be compensated via administrative release time.

The Department of Public Management and Policy (PMAP) seeks a talented scholar and teacher with expertise in social entrepreneurship for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position. The successful candidate will expand and complement our Nonprofit Studies Program and will direct the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) with a concentration in Social Entrepreneurship that began in fall 2016.   Candidates should have earned their doctorates by August 2020.  The anticipated start date is Fall 2020.  The successful candidate will have an active research agenda focusing on social entrepreneurship.  We welcome applicants with backgrounds in public administration and policy, business, law, economics, urban planning and related fields.  Additional research interests in social enterprise, social innovation, business incubators and accelerators, sustainability, social impact investing, community development, and corporate social responsibility are particularly desirable.  The successful candidate will also direct the BIS program, help to promote the BIS degree to undergraduates, and work to develop and expand existing partnerships within the university and with the social entrepreneurship community including advising the social entrepreneurship club and holding a social business plan competition and social innovation jam.  Release time will be available to support these activities.

 

Georgia Tech 

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank. We are seeking a Ph.D. in public policy-related fields who focuses on information and communications technology policy. A specialization in FinTech, ecommerce and an ability to cover public finance and budgeting would be ideal. Specialists in other areas, such as cybersecurity, privacy, content regulation or social justice are also encouraged to apply.

 

General Services Administration Office of Evaluation Sciences

The work and role of OES is unique - directly designing, implementing, and analyzing behavioral interventions through randomized evaluations in a large-scale Federal policy environment. OES Fellows apply promising interventions at a national scale, reach millions of people, and work closely with key decision makers in government. Fellows design and direct high-impact projects, author academic publications, shape their own portfolio of work, and benefit from a dynamic team and flexible Federal work environment. Learn about former and current OES Fellow’s experiences here. Full-time fellowship positions start in Fall 2020 in Washington, D.C. Fellows and Associate Fellows join OES on-loan from academic, nonprofit, or government offices on either a reimbursable or non-reimbursable basis. Fellows have come from a variety of universities, non-profits, and Federal departments (there is additional flexibility for Federal employees applying for a rotational detail).

OES is expanding its capacity to provide government-wide resources and implementation support  round evidence-building activities and evaluation, in support of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 (“Evidence Act”). The Evidence Act requires agencies to undertake a number of activities related to building and using evidence including the establishment of an Evaluation Officer (EO) position, the development of multi-year Learning Agendas, the development of Annual Evaluation Plans, and the completion of the Capacity Assessment. In addition to improving how agencies use evidence, the implementation of the Evidence Act offers an opportunity to better align performance, budget, strategic planning, policymaking, data, and evidence-building activities across the Federal government. OES will establish a reimbursable detail program to leverage Federal employee talent to support Evidence Act implementation. Evidence Fellows on detail to OES will be paired with one agency and Evaluation Officer to provide intensive full-time support from January-July 2020, based full-time in Washington, D.C. These individuals will be supported by the OES central team that both conducts evidence-building activities and evaluations, as well as provide government-wide support to implement this work. OES will establish an Inter-Agency Agreement to reimburse the home agency.

 

Mathematica 

Mathematica is seeking researchers for our Human Services division to conduct studies and program improvement in family support, child welfare, education, child development, labor, criminal justice, and related topics analyses. A cover letter, CV, and writing sample or job market paper must be submitted at the time of application via our online application system. Please note in your cover letter if you will be attending the APPAM conference in November.

 

MDRC

MDRC is seeking a Technical Research Analyst for its Center for Data Insights, which works to improve the outcomes of low-income families and the operations of social and education programs through data science. MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect low-income populations.  Candidates should have experience using data science, data visualization, and data integration, as well as a strong interest in improving the lives of low-income individuals through data-driven programs and policy. Candidates should also have an interest and skills in training others in data science methods and have a desire to work in teams to foster social data innovation.

MDRC is seeking a Technical Research Analyst with experience with public policy research, data management, and quantitative analysis to join the Postsecondary Education policy group. MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that uses experimental studies to build knowledge in the social and education policy fields. The Postsecondary Education policy area conducts research to gauge the effectiveness of programs designed to help low-income students succeed in community colleges. Our research includes multisite random assignment trials involving thousands of college students across the country, and draws upon behavioral science, predictive modeling, and other advanced quantitative techniques. Technical Research Analysts in the Postsecondary Education group have the opportunity to work as a part of multidisciplinary teams on current social policy issues in a dynamic and challenging environment, alongside leading public policy experts.

 

Nazarbayev University

The Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) at Nazarbayev University, invites applications to join our international faculty and to share in our vision of becoming the leading public policy school in Kazakhstan and the Central Asia region. Candidates must have the requisite teaching, research and public policy experience to contribute to curriculum development, innovative pedagogy and international scholarship. Experience with public sector organizations, consultancies with international organizations, leadership in the development of relevant educational institutions and teaching experience in Asia will be regarded as strong additional qualifications.

The Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) at Nazarbayev University, invites applications to join our international faculty and to share in our vision of becoming the leading public policy school in Kazakhstan and the Central Asia region. Candidates must have the requisite teaching, research and public policy experience to contribute to curriculum development, innovative pedagogy and international scholarship. Experience with public sector organizations, consultancies with international organizations, leadership in the development of relevant educational institutions and teaching experience in Asia will be regarded as strong additional qualifications.

The Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) at Nazarbayev University, invites applications to join our international faculty and to share in our vision of becoming the leading public policy school in Kazakhstan and the Central Asia region. Candidates must have the requisite teaching, research and public policy experience to contribute to curriculum development, innovative pedagogy and international scholarship. Experience with public sector organizations, consultancies with international organizations, leadership in the development of relevant educational institutions and teaching experience in Asia will be regarded as strong additional qualifications.

 

New York University 

The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with appointment to begin September 1, 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and a record of research in applied microeconomics. We are open to any field relating to domestic policy but are especially interested in education and health economics. Successful candidates will teach in our Master of Public Administration program and/or our Master of Health Administration program, and will have demonstrated excellence in research.

 

Northeastern University

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications for several tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in computational social science, with a focus on urban informatics, quantitative methods, or network science, with an expected start date of Fall 2020. Successful candidates will have a distinguished scholarly record using methodological approaches that leverage and work with large or complex data sources to study social phenomena, including but not limited to questions pertaining to cities and communities. We have special interest in scholars whose work includes the use of administrative, scraped, archival, or internet-gathered data. We are seeking scholars who work in spatial, network, or textual analysis, and/or use machine-learning tools. Competitive applicants will also have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and leadership.

 

Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Sociology and Criminology in the College of the Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure line faculty position to begin in Fall 2019; the position is open rank, but hiring an established scholar is a priority. We seek an outstanding social scientist whose research is directed at documenting, understanding, and reducing the direct and collateral consequences of substance abuse for individuals, families, and communities. We are particularly interested in adding to the department a scholar whose research addresses the consequences of substance abuse for one or more of the following set of outcomes: child and adolescent development, criminal behavior and criminal justice contact, drug policy and its impact, adverse health outcomes, family functioning, labor markets, and community vitality. Priority will be given to candidates with a strong record of policy-relevant research, translational activities, or community outreach, as well as a strong external funding record or the possibility of developing such a record. This position will be closely linked to the resources and opportunities available in several Penn State centers and institutes, including the Penn State Population Research Institute, Criminal Justice Research Center, and Administrative Data Accelerator. 

The Pennsylvania State University seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy with a research agenda focusing on the intersection of business and government. Exceptional scholars may qualify for an early career professorship, which provides research and travel funds for its holder. The start date for the position is August 2020. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in public policy, public affairs, or a related social science field by August 2020. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability for conducting high-quality research; a track-record of or potential for securing external funding; demonstrated teaching excellence; a willingness to help mentor graduate students; and a willingness to participate in service to the program, university and public policy field. In addition, successful candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community.

The School of Public Policy at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor with a research agenda focusing on social policy. The policy area is open, and preference will be given to those studying how policies reduce or exacerbate disparities among racial/ethnic, gender, socioeconomic status, or other dimensions. Exceptional scholars may qualify for an early career professorship, which provides research and travel funds for its holder. The start date for the position is August 2020. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in public policy or a related social science field (e.g. sociology, demography, or political science) by August 2020. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability for conducting high-quality research; a track-record of or potential for securing external funding; demonstrated teaching excellence; a willingness to help mentor graduate students; and a willingness to participate in service to the school, university and public policy field. In addition, successful candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with a network of social scientists working in social policy across campus. Joint appointments in sociology, criminology, African American studies or other related units are welcome, and other opportunities are available with the Social Science Research Institute, the Population Research Institute, the Administrative Data Accelerator, or the Federal Statistical Research Data Center at Penn State.

The School of Public Policy at Pennsylvania State University welcomes applications for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in environmental policy. The start date for the position is August 2020. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in public policy or a related social science field (e.g. political science, sociology, or economics) by August 2020. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability for conducting high-quality research; a track-record of or potential for securing external funding; demonstrated teaching excellence; a willingness to help mentor graduate students; and a willingness to participate in service to the program, university and public policy field. In addition, successful candidates must have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with a network of scholars in the interdisciplinary Penn State Institute of Energy and Environment and the Water Faculty Consortium.

The Criminal Justice Research Center (CJRC) at The Pennsylvania State University, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PADOC), invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position.  The successful applicant will collaborate with the PADOC on research related to the evaluation of institutional and community corrects rehabilitation programs, offender risk and needs assessment, correction policy analysis and related topics.  Resposibilities may include data collection and/or management; data analyses; preparation of reports, manuscripts and conference presentation; and participation in graduate and undergraduate student mentoring.  In addition to collaborative projects, the Scholar will have access to exceptional resources to facilitate his or her independent research.

 

RAND Corporation

 

The RAND Corporation, a global leader in public policy research, is seeking a recognized scholar and dynamic leader to fill its newly endowed Chair in Taiwan Policy Studies. Created by a generous gift from Ting Wu Hu, a long-time RAND supporter, the Taiwan Chairholder will undertake research on the critical factors that will influence Taiwan’s future, with particular focus on long term growth, socio-economic development, and security.  The Chairholder will develop and manage a research agenda on Taiwan’s policies for sustainable growth, build partnerships with research institutes in Taiwan to organize symposia, exchange programs, and joint research projects, and mentor Taiwan studies scholars at RAND. The contribution from the sponsor will significantly, but not entirely, fund the position. To supplement the support provided by the contribution, as well as to establish a flourishing program of Taiwan policy studies at RAND, the Chair will be required to develop a program of externally-funded research. The Chair is a five-year term position which may be renewable depending on the growth of Taiwan policy studies and external funding.  The Chair will work collaboratively across disciplines with RAND researchers in fields such as economics, engineering, international relations, law, natural sciences, political science, psychology, sociology, national security, and statistics. This multidisciplinary approach to research and analysis is a hallmark of RAND research.

The RAND Corporation is seeking doctoral-level applicants for Quantitative Policy Researcher positions. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in health policy, military manpower and compensation, and recovery from natural disasters; however, the area of topical specialization is open as Policy Researchers at RAND work across all RAND research areas, including: health policy, labor and population, education, criminal and civil justice, national security, aging, and military manpower. Successful applicants will have demonstrated quantitative research skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, an interest in building a policy research portfolio, the ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, a strong commitment to RAND's core values of quality and objectivity, and either a track record or high potential for securing funding to support a research portfolio.

 

Rochester Institute of Technology

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. The program is seeking a teacher-scholar who can contribute to high-quality undergraduate and graduate education and pursue a high-quality, active research agenda.  The area of specialization is open, but the successful candidate should demonstrate a clear interest in science and technology policy issues, such as health related technology, computer and information technology, and engineering. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, a strong research agenda, and service to the university and community. Candidates with backgrounds that integrate science and engineering fields with the social sciences and humanities are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in an appropriate field is required prior to the position start date.  We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration.

 

Rutgers University

The Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University’s Camden campus invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position for the academic year beginning 2020-2021. We are a multi-disciplinary department offering students an undergraduate program in Urban Studies and Community Development; a Master of Public Administration (with an optional specialization in Community Development), including an accelerated BA/MPA, and an Executive MPA program for working adults with managerial experience; and a Master of Science and Ph.D. programs in Public Affairs with a concentration in Community Development. We are looking for a candidate whose training, teaching and research interests generally are in the areas of Community Development, Urban Land Use, Sustainable Economics, or Economic Development Policy. Special consideration will be given to those scholars with research interests in urban policy, housing policy, economic analysis of public policy, research methods, spatial analytics, city or regional planning, or urban agriculture.

The Center for State Health Policy (CSHP) within the Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (IFH/Institute) and the Department of Health Behavior, Society and Policy (HBSP) within the Rutgers School of Public Health (SPH/School) are jointly recruiting one or more faculty members with demonstrated ability to develop and lead a program of research that addresses critical and timely health systems, population health, and policy challenges facing New Jersey, other states, and the nation.

 

University of California, Los Angeles 

The Department of Urban Planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Critical Black Urbanism. We seek a scholar who studies the Black experience and whose research and teaching has direct relevance for urban planning. Attractive candidates for this position might study racial segregation, Black migration, Black geographies, community organizing, community and/or economic development, the Black diaspora, policing and incarceration, urban and planning history, critical legal studies, or related topics.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Urban Planning, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Sociology, Political Science, or a related social science discipline at time of appointment, have a robust research agenda, and be prepared to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. levels.

The Department of Urban Planning, in partnership with the Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) at UCLA, invites applications from scholars in urban studies and urban planning for a tenured/tenure-track appointment. We seek an innovative thinker who will be a leading scholar of urban issues in Latina/o/x communities and whose work will play an important role in shaping future policy debates. We welcome applicants with varied research interests within this broad area, including but not limited to neighborhood change, community development, social mobility, race and ethnicity, immigration, and urban planning in communities of color. We are open to varied methodologies, but are especially interested in scholars whose work applies quantitative methodologies to one or more these research areas. We are open to scholars with interest in any geographical area and especially welcome applicants with an interest in the study of Los Angeles or its region in their research.

The UCLA Department of Urban Planning invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. We seek a bold, innovative thinker who is, or soon will be, a leading scholar of cities and regions. We are looking for applicants who use new data sources and data science methods to visualize and analyze pressing economic, environmental, social, transportation, or urban development issues at scales ranging from local to global. The candidate selected must be able to contribute substantially to both teaching urban data science and expanding the Luskin School’s data science capacities, which include urban informatics, spatial analytics, machine learning, data economics and regulation, computational social science, and so on, as well as offer critical perspectives on their application to policy and city planning and design. This position is part of a larger investment in big data analytics, new technologies, and cyber infrastructure in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, in the UCLA College, and across the UCLA campus.

 

University of California, Riverside

The School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach undergraduate courses during the 2019-2020 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course. Teach one or more undergraduate courses, depending on the need and the candidate’s experience and availability. Duties will include full responsibility for course preparation and presentation, including but not limited to, lectures, preparation and grading of exams, office hours outside of class, and supervision of teaching assistants or readers if assigned.

 

University of Chicago

The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration (SSA) invites applications for a tenure-track, open rank position in the field of direct practice in social work and social welfare. Applicants must possess a doctorate (or have a doctorate by the date of appointment) in social work or a related social science field.  Applicants with a master’s and/or doctorate in social work are strongly preferred.  We seek candidates with an established record in practice-relevant research and scholarship. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship and teaching advance the health and wellness of individuals, families and communities in an increasingly diverse society.

The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago invites applications for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions in data analytics. The search is open with respect to rank and field, but we encourage applications from scholars with technical and applied interest in data-driven algorithms and policy. We are searching for those with particular machine learning skill sets, such as computer vision or natural language processing, or generalists whose focus is on statistical issues that arise in the use of predictive algorithms in policy settings. Ideal candidates have interest and experience in applications to complex data sets of social science interest. Applicants must expect to have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree by July 30, 2020 in statistics, computer science, or a related discipline with strong training in core methods. 

 

University of Delaware

The School of Marine Science & Policy (SMSP) at the University of Delaware is hiring a tenure-track faculty member in Public Policy for Fall 2020. We seek candidates with a PhD in Public Policy, Political Science, Decision Science, Economics, Law, or a related field.  We are interested in candidates at the Associate or senior Assistant level who apply rigorous policy-analytic tools to natural resource and environmental issues. We are particularly interested in a person who is well grounded in the institutional aspects of policy analysis (law, politics, and current developments).  Expertise in quantitative methods and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment are desirable. Finally, given our school’s mission, work applied to ocean and coastal resources and/or climate change is expected to be part of the candidate’s research portfolio. The person we hire is expected to publish in scholarly journals, raise research funds, teach courses in his/her field, engage in research with high policy relevance, and contribute to the mission of the University.

The University of Delaware’s academic leadership has identified the Department Sociology & Criminal Justice as a priority for academic growth and prominence. The Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Welfare/Public Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 16, 2020. We seek scholars whose research advances our knowledge of policies that address economic and social inequality and/or provides a deeper understanding of the welfare of individuals and families. The preferred candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related social science and, in addition to contributing to the sociological understanding of social welfare, will engage in public sociology, interpreting social scientific knowledge for multiple audiences outside of academia.  Secondary area of specialization is open but we particularly welcome scholars engaging with the areas of Race/Ethnicity, Sociological Theory, and Law & Society. We seek a colleague whose teaching, research, and service will support and advance UD’s core values of diversity and inclusive excellence.

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Delaware invites applications for an open-ranked tenure/tenure-track position in the area of K-12 Education Policy. This is part of a CEHD cluster policy hire.  We welcome candidates with doctorates in any relevant social science field—including but not limited to education, public policy, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology. We are especially interested in candidates who have a demonstrated record and/or a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.

The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Early Care and Education Policy. This is part of a CEHD cluster policy hire.  We welcome candidates with doctoral degrees in human development, education/early childhood education, public policy, psychology, public health, sociology, economics, prevention science, or other related social science fields. We are especially interested in applicants demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; an interest in working in an interdisciplinary academic environment; and a strong scholarly record focusing on the study of early care and education, early intervention, or health policies for young children.

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Higher Education Policy. This is part of a CEHD cluster policy hire.  The candidate should be an outstanding scholar whose work explores the longitudinal impact of policy on equity, access and persistence in post-secondary education. The primary appointment for this position will be in the School of Education, but may include a joint appointment in one of our collaborating schools/departments: Biden School of Public Policy and Administration, Department of Economics in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, or the Sociology or Political Science Departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. The anticipated start date of this position is August 16, 2020.

 

University of Georgia

The Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship or tenured associate professor position with appointment to begin in August 2020. This position requires a teaching and research focus within any of the following areas: public budgeting, financial management/administration, and/or public finance.  Ideal candidates will contribute to our MPA program and our Ph.D. program in public administration and policy. Successful candidates should demonstrate a dedication to research, teaching, and student mentorship as well as an ability to build upon the current strengths of our department. Candidates with interest in advancing grantsmanship (collaboratively or individually) to support research in these areas are especially encouraged to apply.

 

 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The Sherman Center for Early Learning in Urban Communities (Sherman Center) and the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invite applications from advanced assistant and associate level candidates for a faculty position beginning in August 2020. We seek someone with an active research program and expertise in early learning and cognitive development within families and/or schools in urban communities. The candidate will contribute to the Ph.D. program in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) and should be committed to teaching and research mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and have the potential to attract outside funding. For the first three years, the candidate will have a reduced teaching load in order to advance the work of the Sherman Center, including but not limited to service on its advisory committee and active engagement with its diverse initiatives. 

 

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

We are committed to developing the next generation of education policy research scholars, and regularly train postdoctoral fellows to deepen their skills and knowledge of rigorous, applied quantitative education policy research. Our fellows become experts in estimating the causal effects of education policies and practices on student outcomes and learn to work closely with practitioners and agencies. Our collaborative and highly successful program positions fellows to secure tenure-track faculty and research positions at prestigious institutions.  A goal of this training program is to expand the diversity of researchers trained in rigorous, applied quantitative approaches to studying education policy. We especially encourage applications from scholars of color, scholars who have been the first in their family to pursue postsecondary or postgraduate education, and scholars whose doctoral programs may have provided fewer opportunities to apply their training in quantitative methods to real-world education policy issues.  The postdoctoral training program is supported financially by a $700 thousand grant from the Institute of Education Sciences

 

University of Minnesota

With this current search, the Humphrey School seeks to hire a tenure-track advanced Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor eligible for tenure at the University of Minnesota whose research, scholarship, academic leadership and service focus broadly on global policy. Evidence of established scholarship with the potential for contributions of national and international significance is required for candidates at the pre-tenure assistant professor level. Appointment at the tenured level of associate professor requires evidence of excellence and national/international policy-relevant impact in scholarly research, teaching and service.

 

University of Missouri 

 

The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri (MU) is seeking a full-time Director for the Institute of Public Policy (IPP) to oversee rigorous policy research that supports faculty, practitioners, and policymakers in Missouri and nationally.  This position is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track, ranked faculty position with an administrative appointment. Rank is open. Requirements for the position include an earned Ph.D. in public policy, public administration, economics, political science, or a related field, in conjunction with professional experience in designing, conducting, and evaluating policy research, services, or education programs. We welcome applications from researchers in all policy areas to build on IPP's existing strengths in education and health policy.

 

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

The Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position at the (advanced) Assistant Professor rank or Associate Professor rank (tenure-track or tenured). Candidates should have completed at least 3 years of a tenure-track assistant professor appointment or equivalent professional research experience. Priority given to candidates with disciplinary training in applied economics and/or public policy who have a commitment to interdisciplinary research collaboration, teaching and mentoring.

 

University of Texas - Dallas

The Public Policy and Political Economy Program in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank. The hire will support a new interdisciplinary master’s degree, the MS in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Policy, which is collaboratively taught with colleagues from computer science and other disciplines. The goal of the degree is to prepare students to analyze cybersecurity and technologies issues, implementation, and analysis, within an interdisciplinary and strategic approach. We are seeking a PhD in a social science or public policy-related field, who focuses on cybersecurity. Particular topics of interest include legal aspects of the regulation of technology, resilience and security, the economics of information security, the interaction of security, privacy, and technology, or analysis of cybersecurity policy, but all exceptional candidates will be considered. 

 

University of Virginia

 

The Social & Decision Analytics Division (SDAD) is seeking applications for multiple postdoctoral associates in statistics and social and behavioral sciences. SDAD is a leading laboratory in the Biocomplexity Institute & Initiative (BII) at the University of Virginia. BII performs world-class informatics research in life sciences, social sciences, and human health by integrating theory, modeling and simulation with computational and experimental science in a transdisciplinary, team science research environment. SDAD researchers address complex social problems by leveraging the diversity of data flows available today including administrative and government records, surveys, social media, and sensors. Through team collaboration, the postdoctoral candidate is expected to develop the capacity to discover, repurpose and redirect these data flows to solve critical social problems. Computational complexity is at the heart of SDAD research and SDAD leverages all the research capability of BII, along with the High Performance Computing infrastructure. The positions will be offered at the rank of postdoctoral associate and will be located in BII's location in Arlington, VA. Position reports to Sallie Keller, Director of SDAD and Professor of Public Health Sciences.  The anticipated start date for the position is May of 2020, earlier start dates will be considered.

 

University of Washington

The University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center seeks a Research Scientist to work with the recently established Firearm Injury & Policy Research Program (FIPRP) developing, conducting and implementing research on the topic of firearm violence and injury prevention and control. Issues to be considered include: interventions to improve safe storage of firearms; interventions to prevent firearm injury and crime recidivism; observational studies on the relationship of firearm ownership and risk of death due to homicide or suicide; identifying risk factors for firearm injury/death among children, adolescents, adults, the mentally ill, and individuals with dementia; the effect of laws and public policy changes on firearm injuries and deaths.

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

This is a 9-month tenure track or tenured faculty position in the Consumer Science Department, with research, teaching and service responsibilities. The position includes a teaching load of 4 courses per year, which will include both online and in-class teaching in the Personal Finance Program. The position includes a leadership role in the development and implementation of a new online Personal Finance degree. Other responsibilities include leading an independent, externally-funded research program, advising and working with graduate students, and participating in university service.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a high performing faculty member who will conduct research and be committed to teaching core topics in state and local public finance, as well as regional, state, and local economic development. Public policy scholars, who have an emphasis on economics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidate must welcome being part of an inter-disciplinary department dedicated to promoting good public policy. Candidates with a strong potential to conduct externally-supported research and research grants are preferred. For this position, the strongest candidate will be a scholar who is capable and interested in engaging in public dialogues, including interactions with the media, related to economic development and state and local public finance, as well as in advising state and local government officials on these topics. Capacity to research and teach about public budgeting is welcomed but not required. University and professional service as appropriate are required.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a high performing faculty member to research and teach on climate policy. The selected candidate will conduct productive research, be a committed teacher, and welcome being part of an inter-disciplinary department dedicated to promoting good public policy. Teaching will involve core courses in Public Affairs and International Public Affairs, as well as upper-level electives in climate and environmental policy. We seek a scholar who will conduct research on the determinants of government policy on climate change and/or its domestic and international public policy implications. The scope of topics we will consider within climate change and climate policy is broad, but the selected candidate's work must include explicit focus on the roles of governments. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the Masters in International Public Affairs program.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking high performing faculty to teach public management, and how public management supports the development and implementation of local, state and federal policies. Candidates will conduct productive research, be committed teachers, and welcome being part of an inter-disciplinary department dedicated to promoting good public policy. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and masters/graduate level, lead a scholarly research program, as well as perform university and professional service. Candidates with a strong potential to conduct externally-supported research and research grants are preferred. The selected scholar will teach core courses in public management, as well as upper-level electives in specialty topics in public management such as: performance management, public sector leadership, non-profit management, public budgeting, or public policymaking process.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member with research and teaching interests in policy issues around sexual violence and expertise in the interplay between social science, policy, and government. This faculty position is part of a faculty cluster search, “Sexual Violence: Connecting Social Science Research with Policy.” The cluster defines “Sexual Violence” broadly, and it includes sexual assault, sexual harassment, sex trafficking, violence against sexual minorities, as well as gender-based violence. Three faculty positions will be hired in the cluster, which will build a world-class, new core of interdisciplinary strength in research to address issues of sexual violence domestically and globally—making UW-Madison a research leader in this critical area. Tenure home will be determined at the time of hire.

The National Poverty Fellows Program is a federal government-university partnership that seeks to build the capacity of researchers to conduct high-quality policy-relevant research on poverty and inequality in the United States and to contribute to the effective use of research and scientific knowledge in the formation of public policy.  The Institute for Research on Poverty is calling for applications for one postdoctoral fellow for 2020–2021 with an anticipated start date in mid-2020. The fellowship is for one year with the option of renewing for a second year.  Fellows will be in residence at the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families (OPRE-ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Upjohn Institute

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research invites PhD researchers in economics, public policy, sociology, political science or a related field to apply for a full-time research position. Recent PhDs may apply for a Researcher position, and those with at least 5 years of experience and an established publication record in peer-reviewed journals may apply for a Senior Researcher position.

 

Urban Institute

The communications manager is a critical thought partner to the Urban Institute President and Executive Leadership, delivering relevant and meaningful messaging that conveys the organization’s vision and goals.  This role collaborates with various stakeholder groups throughout Urban to develop and implement multi-faceted tools for disseminating information, to include an employee engagement platform. This is a new position reporting to the president’s Chief of Staff and key stakeholders include Urban’s Communications (COMM), Human Resources (HR) and Development (DEV) departments. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

We are currently seeking an energetic, organized, and proactive individual to serve as a project coordinator and special assistant to two senior researchers whose work focuses on increasing job quality and advancing employment equity, evidence-based policy making, and workforce development. This person will work as part of LHP’s Center Operations team to support LHP through project coordination and ensure the center runs effectively. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Income & Benefits Policy Center (IBP) studies how public policy influences the behavior and economic well-being of families, particularly those with low incomes, the elderly, and the disabled. Under the general supervision of IBP’s Director, Center Operations, the project manager provides proposal preparation, financial administration and other related project support to research projects within the Income and Benefits Policy Center. This is an ideal position for an administrative professional to learn and grow into a pivotal support role within the Center. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Justice Policy Center conducts research and evaluations to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels.  We conduct rigorous evaluations and in-depth data analyses—and we give context to the data through interviews with individuals involved in the justice system at all levels. We also produce reports and provide technical assistance that translate complex research into actionable strategies to enhance the safety and well-being of individuals and communities. The Justice Policy Center is seeking a Research Analyst who can work collaboratively on projects aimed to enhance and measure criminal justice response in the United States.  When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Urban Institute’s Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population is seeking a research associate to conduct and manage research studies related to children and family policies and programs. The successful candidate will have the ability to conduct cutting-edge qualitative or mixed methods research and have experience in one or more of the following areas: fields such as child care, early education, child welfare, and family policy (e.g., paid leave and other work-family supports, child support, and family planning). Ideal candidates will demonstrate experience with project management and leading site visits, interviews, and focus groups. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Center on Education Data and Policy is seeking an experienced education policy researcher to work collaboratively on a variety of quantitative research projects. These projects include the conceptualization of study designs and methodologies, statistical analysis, and policy analysis. We are seeking individuals who possess a strong public policy background, quantitative analysis skills, and a thorough understanding of education issues at the PK-12 and/or postsecondary levels. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work spans multiple components of the educational system and/or examines the intersections between education and related policy areas such as criminal justice, housing, and health. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center is seeking a talented senior research associate who can lead teams and work collaboratively with researchers across Urban. The ideal candidate will bring a solid track record of studying solutions to prevent and end homelessness, eviction, and residential instability, at the program, state, and federal level; and an understanding of homeless management information systems, housing data sets, and other potential data assets in the field. Projects will focus on issues including the intersection of structural racism and poor housing outcomes; and a range of populations that experience homelessness and housing instability, including youth, families, non-chronic and chronically homeless single adults.  This position will be expected to support ongoing work, contribute to business development to further build the research portfolio, and serve as project director, principal investigator, or task lead for future studies.  Expertise in predictive analytics or cost studies is a plus. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center is seeking a talented senior research associate who can lead teams and work collaboratively with Urban’s Research to Action Lab, our Technology and Data Science team, and other centers to build knowledge and inform policies that shape housing markets, housing availability, and housing costs. The ideal candidate will bring a solid track record of studying one or more of the following: urban planning, housing markets, land use and zoning, building codes, rent regulations, tax policy related to housing, and racial and economic segregation. The candidate should also have significant experience with housing datasets and expertise in advanced quantitative methods for housing market analysis.  This position will be expected to support ongoing work, contribute to business development to further build the research portfolio, and serve as principal investigator or task lead for future studies. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

The Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population (LHP) seeks a full-time senior policy program manager to work closely in the development and execution of projects on apprenticeship and workforce development.  The successful candidate will have substantive research expertise as well as experience providing advisory services, technical assistance, and organizing convenings to connect research to decision makers and apprenticeship practitioners. The senior policy program manager will collaborate with senior researchers and management to ensure the successful execution of projects, the timely completion of deliverables, and the identification and pursuit of business development opportunities. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

Within the Urban Institute, the Center on Labor, Human Services and Population conducts research that informs and evaluates policies and programs that affect the well-being of children, youth, families and individuals. LHP’s diverse group of policy researchers use a wide-ranging set of disciplinary and methodological expertise used to study the effects of programs, social policies, and the labor market on the well-being of families and individuals, with a special focus on understanding outcomes for vulnerable populations. When applying to this position, please mention you saw this opportunity on the APPAM Job Listings Page in your cover letter.

 

Vanderbilt University

 

The Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine is conducting an open-rank search for ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSORS with expertise in health policy.  The Department of Health Policy was established in 2013 and has grown to include 23 faculty. The combination of a major research university and preeminent medical center gives Department faculty incredible opportunities to build relationships with frontline care providers and policymakers which can lead to breakthrough discoveries. Faculty interests include health care financing, insurance design and coverage; aging and longterm care; delivery system improvement; provider payment, health services research; pharmacoepidemiology; cancer epidemiology; and infectious diseases.

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations at Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of the Practice in education policy and school reform. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in education or the social sciences, with experience and expertise in designing practice-relevant research studies and developing research-practice partnerships. A deep knowledge of the opportunities and challenges specific to research conducted in university-based practice partnerships is essential.

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations at Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of tenured Associate or Full Professor of Education Policy in Equity and Inclusion. We seek distinguished candidates trained in the social sciences, especially political science or sociology, whose work will contribute to our understanding of the ways in which education creates advantages and disadvantages for different individuals and groups in the United States. We are interested in a scholar whose work will critically examine the effectiveness of the nation’s P–16 education system as a site for civic empowerment and social and economic mobility, and whose research asks fundamental questions around the role of schools and/or colleges in the achievement of an equitable, inclusive, and diverse society. 

The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations (LPO) at Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of Higher Education. The faculty member will join the Higher Education Administration Program and teach classes in the master’s, EdD, and PhD programs, as well as in the undergraduate Human and Organizational Development major.

 
 

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