ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR PROFESSOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR PROFESSOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Job no: 99463-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:L&S/LAFOLLET PUBL AF/LAF PA
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

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 is a highly ranked school of public affairs, and one of many highly ranked social science units at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The University is consistently ranked among the top universities in terms of success in federally-funded research grants and is highly supportive of an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship.

Principal Duties:

Successful candidates will be expected to teach core and elective courses at the undergraduate and masters/graduate level, lead a scholarly research program, perform university and professional service, interact with the media and public officials, and engage in public outreach.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in Public Affairs, Economics or related field is required, with a focus on state and local development/public finance.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Applicants should demonstrate excellence and productivity in research and a commitment to teaching. Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the Social Sciences Tenure Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' research strength, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Department(s):

A484400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/LAFOLLET PUBL AF/LAF PA

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 17, 2020

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, please go to jobs.wisc.edu, go to PVL 99463, then click on the 'Apply Now' button and create a profile.

Submit a letter of interest (including research and teaching interests), your curriculum vitae, and a writing sample. You are also asked to provide the name and contact information for three references.

The deadline for assured consideration is October 15, 2019; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until it is filled.

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Contact:

Timothy Smeeding
[email protected]
608-890-1317
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

99463-FA

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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