Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Environmental / Climate Politics and PolicyLocation:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Aug 22, 2022Description:
The Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Penn’s undergraduate program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Political Science whose primary area of interest is environmental/climate politics and policy. The search is open with respect to subfield and disciplinary background. Applicants should have a grounding in the public policy and/or public administration literature within political science and related fields, as well as an active, high-quality research program. Teaching responsibilities in PPE include a core interdisciplinary course, “The Public Policy Process,” a senior seminar related to any policy topic, and a third course taught in the political science major.
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2023. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is expected at the start of the appointment. Candidates should submit a vita, cover letter, research statement, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/112085
Review of applications will begin on September 16th and continue until the line has been filled.
The Department of Political Science is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of faculty, and we welcome applications from scholars of diverse backgrounds and those historically under-represented in the academy (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.Application Instructions:
Please contact Kelly Quinn at [email protected] or 215-898-7815 for questions regarding the application process.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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