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Assistant/Associate Professor of 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. Exceptional candidates may be appointed at the associate professor level. Appointment begins in August 2016. Candidates should demonstrate a substantive policy specialization. A Ph.D. in public policy, economics, sociology, political science, public administration, or other appropriate discipline is required. Teaching is predominately at the graduate level and includes courses in policy analysis, policy process, or program evaluation, and other substantive policy courses. Successful candidates will contribute to our MPA and Ph.D. programs and demonstrate evidence of research productivity. Candidates with a clear potential and prospects for (or demonstrated success in) securing external research funding are especially encouraged to apply.  Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. 

Applications received by November 1, 2015 are guaranteed full consideration. Applications should be sent either as email attachments to [log in to unmask] or by mail to: Public Policy Recruitment Committee, Department of Public Administration & Policy, 204 Baldwin Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1615.

For more information about the Department, visit padp.uga.edu.

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Computational Social Science

The Department of Political Science and the Department of Public Administration and Policy in the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs invite applications for a joint tenure-track assistant or associate professorship starting in August 2016.  Candidates should demonstrate an ability to examine and use large and/or untraditional data, with a specialization in one or more of the following areas: unstructured data, text analysis, machine learning, large network data, visualization, clustering, or other advanced computational methods. A Ph.D. in political science, public administration, public policy, sociology, statistics, computer science, operations research, or another appropriate discipline is required. This position is part of a university-wide initiative to recruit new faculty across disciplines to enhance the University’s ability to engage in Informatics-based instruction and world-changing scholarship.

Candidates must demonstrate the potential for excellence in scholarship. Those with a clear potential and prospects for securing external research funding are especially encouraged to apply.  Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a recent publication or research-related writing sample, teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation either electronically to [log in to unmask] or by mail to Keith T. Poole, Computational Social Science Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of Political Science, Baldwin Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-1615.  Applications received by October 2, 2015, will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For more information about the departments visit http://www.polisci.uga.edu and www.padp.uga.edu.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Andy Whitford
Alexander M. Crenshaw Professor of Public Policy
School of Public & International Affairs, The University of Georgia




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