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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter which describes the candidate’s research and teaching interests and articulates the candidate’s rationale for seeking a position in an interdisciplinary academic unit; a CV; four (4) letters of reference from tenured professors at the Associate level or higher; and samples of written or published work. Paper applications will not be accepted. Letters of reference can be mailed to Public Policy Faculty Search, UNC Public Policy, CB#3435 Abernethy Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3435 or emailed to quatia@unc.edu Review of applications will begin in mid-to-late October and continue until the position is filled. Informational meetings can be requested at the APPAM conference in November

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor
Position Number
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary Range Dependent on Experience or Dependent on Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Vacancy ID FAC0002126
Posting Open Date 09/12/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Summary

UNC Public Policy confers the B.A., MA, and Ph.D. degrees and collaborates with other social science departments and curricula in the College of Arts & Sciences as well as UNC professional schools, such as business, public health, social work and law. Public Policy has a full-time core faculty of 14, over 400 undergraduate majors, approximately 125 minors and 30 Ph.D. students in residence.

The Department of Public Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seek to fill a tenure-track assistant professor of public policy, effective July 1, 2018.

We seek a social scientist (with a preference for public policy, sociology, demography, psychology or anthropology) with policy-relevant research and teaching interests in poverty, inequality, stratification and/or immigration or migration with a focus on the Americas.

Educational Requirements

PhD in public policy, sociology, demography, psychology, anthropology or an applicable field is required for this position.

Qualifications and Experience

Completion of doctoral degree or post-doctoral degree.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter which describes the candidate’s research and teaching interests and articulates the candidate’s rationale for seeking a position in an interdisciplinary academic unit; a CV; four (4) letters of reference from tenured professors at the Associate level or higher; and samples of written or published work. Paper applications will not be accepted. Letters of reference can be mailed to Public Policy Faculty Search, UNC Public Policy, CB#3435 Abernethy Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3435 or emailed to quatia@unc.edu Review of applications will begin in mid-to-late October and continue until the position is filled. Informational meetings can be requested at the APPAM conference in November

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Quatia Snipes, Business Officer
Department Contact Telephone or Email qmallard@email.unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Writing/research Sample
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other