Job location: Charlottesville, VA Employment Type:
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The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia invites applications for one or more tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Public Policy and Economics to begin Fall 2022. Fields of interest include, but are not limited to: labor, public, health, environmental, education, and development economics. Within these fields, we have a special interest in policy-relevant research related to: race, inequality, economic/social stratification, behavioral economics, and social insurance/social protection programs.
Candidates are expected to have completed their Doctoral degrees in Economics, Quantitative Public Policy, or a closely related field by August 1, 2022. We are interested in individuals currently completing their PhD and those at the advanced Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have: a promising research trajectory; an interest in working and providing professional service in a cross-disciplinary environment; and the ability to teach core MPP courses in areas such as microeconomics, research methods, and policy analysis. In addition, because diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at the Batten School, a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion is expected.
Built upon the strong foundation of one of the nation's top public universities, the Batten School combines rigorous training in policy analysis with a unique emphasis on the acquisition of leadership skills. The core faculty includes economists, political scientists, social psychologists, and Professors of Practice who bring real-world policymaking expertise to the classroom. The school offers a Masters of Public Policy alongside its Bachelor of Arts program, several dual-degree offerings, and an emerging executive education program. While the primary appointment will be in the Batten School, a joint/courtesy appointment could be possible in one of the other schools of the university depending on the candidate's qualifications.
Process for Internal UVA Applicants:
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Process for External Applicants:
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Cover letter describing reasons for why the candidate is enthusiastic about the position
Research statement (max 3 pages) including a summary of current work and future plans
Job Market Paper
Teaching statement (max 2 pages)
Diversity statement (max 2 pages) describing interest, knowledge, skills, abilities or experience that support inclusive excellence through diversity, equity and inclusion. (See https://eocr.virginia.edu/Contribution-IE-Applicants for further information and guidance.)
**Please combine all required application materials in the order listed above into one document and upload in the Resume/CV box **
The candidate should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted to https://econjobmarket.org/positions/7855.
For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by November 19, 2021; the position is open until filled. For questions about the application process please contact Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter at email@example.com.
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