Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Social Policy

Saint Louis, Missouri
Sep 19, 2017
Job ID 37846
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

We invite applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Fall, 2018.  Candidates should demonstrate a substantive specialization, such as in policy analysis, politics of public policy, economics, statistics, or management and may have a topical area of interest in fields relevant to the substantive areas such as advancing equity, health policy, poverty policy, social insurance, global policy, housing policy, environmental policy, or other some other important current or emerging policy area. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in an appropriate and relevant field; competence to teach at the master’s and PhD levels; and commitment to conduct high-level research, including the production of scholarly publications and preparation of research proposals for external funding. 

The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is committed to a ‘one school’ approach that integrates the disciplines of social work, public health and social policy. We currently offer a Masters in Social Policy (MSP) degree along with outstanding MSW, MPH and PhD programs in a vibrant, interdisciplinary environment that supports innovative research and excellence in teaching to achieve social impact.  Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.

The Brown School (brownschool.wustl.edu) is home to a top-ranked school of social work, which conducts path-breaking work on social policy, social and economic development, mental health and welfare of children, youth, and families. A highly respected and accredited MPH program was added in 2008.  Together with Washington University’s world-class School of Medicine and campus-wide Institute for Public Health, the Brown School is a dynamic environment for transdisciplinary research and problem solving in public health. 

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications.  Applications are preferred prior to October 31, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled by suitable candidates.  Early application is encouraged.  Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are selected. Candidates should create a profile at jobs.wustl.edu, and apply for job ID 37846. During that process, candidates will upload a single PDF containing: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of their research agenda, three professional references (contact information only), and three writing samples. For questions during the application process, please contact Tiffany Phillips at facultyapps@brownschool.wustl.edu.


Job ID 37846


Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.