Tenure Track Business and Public Policy Position
Department of Business, Government & Society - McCombs School of Business - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Sep 27, 2017 • Close: Aug 31, 2018
The Business, Government & Society (BGS) Department in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin teaches future leaders how to recognize and respond to the legal, ethical, social, and regulatory expectations that businesses face and contributes to important public policy debates through research that rigorously applies social science research methods to relevant questions at the intersection of business activity and government regulation.
BGS now invites applications for a tenure-track position starting in the 2018-2019 school year. The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in political science or economics and have core research interest in areas such as political economy, CSR, business and public policy, and ethical decision making. Research interests in international political economy, sustainability, health care and technological innovation and regulation are a plus. Candidates should have a demonstrable methodological skill set, a rigorous research agenda relevant to business and its non-market environment, and the potential to publish in top journals in these areas.
Review of applications will begin by October 31, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload at least the following items to the Interfolio system: (i) cover letter with contact information, (ii) full CV, (iii) a research statement addressing accomplishments and future directions, (iv) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (v) three letters of recommendation.
Direct any inquiries to: Robert.Prentice@McCombs.utexas.edu,
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