Assistant Professor in the field of international development and economic policy (IDEP)

College Station, Brazos County
Jul 22, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Public Policy
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of International Affairs in The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professor or advanced assistant professor in the field of international development and economic policy (IDEP). Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September, 2015 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Candidates must have a PhD in Economics, Political Science, Sociology or a related discipline. The individual selected will teach in the Quantitative Methods sequence of courses and other IDEP courses, and must demonstrate a strong commitment to research in the context of a public policy graduate school environment. Possible research areas might include but are not limited to micro-finance, global health, immigration, political economy of development, poverty and social welfare, and international trade. Academic affiliation with the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and/or the Conflict and Development Center at Texas A&M University is possible if interested. Individuals with expertise in developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should send a formal letter of interest that includes reference to the relevant position, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a samples of written work to: Professor Gregory Gause c/o Ms. Janeen Wood (preferably as electronic attachments to The Bush School of Government & Public Service Texas A&M University 4220 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-4220 The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Additional information is available at Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.