Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Public Policy and Administration

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant, Associate, or Professor in Public Policy and AdministrationRequisition NumberFE02032Working TitleDepartment Name8W100:Martin School of Public AdministrationWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education


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Research and teaching interests in a substantive policy such as health, environmental, or social policy

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Job Summary

The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky is seeking a faculty member at open rank beginning in August 2020. We seek outstanding scholars with a degree in Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, or Sociology who can contribute to our Ph.D., professional master’s degrees, or our new undergraduate degree. We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in a substantive policy such as health, environmental, or social policy.

The Martin School is consistently ranked as one of the top 25 public policy schools and is a University Center of Excellence with a multidisciplinary faculty offering five degrees: Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Financial Management, Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, or our undergraduate public policy degree.

To apply, please include a letter of interest/cover letter as well as a current/updated curriculum vitae when applying for the position. In addition, please include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. Inquiries are encouraged and should be submitted Dr. Ron Zimmer, search committee chair, at [email protected] Interviews will be held at the APPAM meetings. For more information about the Martin School, please visit

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above
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  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 7/30/2019
    Application Due: 10/28/2019
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