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  • Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Public Policy

    The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a tenure track position beginning August 2022. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. The ideal candidate will have a research and teaching interest in Environmental Policy, but we are open to candidates with other research and teaching interests as well. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Public Policy, Political Science, or Sociology are encouraged to apply.  We seek outstanding scholars who can contribute to our Ph.D. program, our professional master’s degree programs, or a new undergraduate degree in public policy. We encourage applications from candidates who identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in the academy.

    The Martin School is a University Center of Excellence with a multidisciplinary faculty offering five degrees: Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Financial Management, and an Undergraduate Degree in Public Policy.

    Applications must include the following: curriculum vitae, sample research paper (upload under writing sample), a letter of application (upload under cover letter), a one-page statement addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload under specific request 1), and contact information for three professional references (upload under specific request 2). This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application using this application portal. We will begin reviewing applications on September 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

    For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Caroline Weber.

  • Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Public Policy

    The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for tenure track position in public management beginning August 2022. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and professor levels. We welcome candidates with all manner of public management and administration research interests and methodological approaches, though ideal candidates will apply public or nonprofit management scholarship to a substantive area such as the environment, health, social programs, criminal justice, transportation, or inequality. We are also interested in candidates who apply behavioral or novel research approaches to their scholarship. We seek outstanding scholars who can contribute to our Ph.D. program, our professional master’s degree programs, or a new undergraduate degree in public policy. We encourage applications from candidates who identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in the academy.

    The Martin School is a University Center of Excellence with a multidisciplinary faculty offering five degrees: Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Financial Management, and an Undergraduate Degree in Public Policy.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with review of applications beginning immediately; all applications received by October 1, 2021 will get full consideration. Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application using this application portal. Applications must include the following: a CV, letter of interest (upload as cover letter), sample research writing, contact information for 3 references, and a one-page statement addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload as Specific Request 1) along with application.

    Inquiries should be submitted to Dr. Rajeev Darolia, search committee chair, at rajeev.darolia@uky.edu.

     

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