Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Governance - Ethics & Justice

Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 30, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, at the University of Washington, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2021 (100% FTE, 9-month appointment). Our School values diversity, rigor, and innovative approaches to public policy and public administration, including work that addresses issues of marginalization, discrimination, and opportunity in institutions, policy, and governance. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and is among the most innovative public universities in the world, per Reuters’ ranking. The Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is internationally recognized as one of the best public affairs programs. The School is located in close proximity to a strong public-sector environment and has partnerships with organizations that lead the way to drive change for the public good. University of Washington offers one of the most exceptional research and teaching environments in the United States. Seattle is a region of explosive growth, global trade, technological advancement, a thriving nonprofit community, and a long history of innovative government. It is also a cultural metropolis surrounded by the unparalleled natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle offers a quality of life that is among the highest in the country, with beautiful lakes and parks, incredible walkability, bike lanes, and a lively music and cultural scene.

PhD in Public Policy, Public Administration or other relevant field, or foreign equivalent required.

The Evans School seeks candidates whose work addresses applied ethics and justice in the areas of public policy and public administration. In particular, we seek candidates whose scholarship and teaching focus on contemporary issues of ethics and justice in the public domain. We are interested in candidates whose work addresses the relationship between law and society; ethics of public leadership and bureaucratic behavior; democratic theory and theories of justice; and/or civil society.

Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this position.

Application Instructions
Applicants should provide a formal letter of interest indicating teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, samples of research work and teaching experience (with course evaluations if available), and a statement noting how their teaching, research and service have the potential to support the Evans School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

All application materials should be submitted to Interfolio. For more details and to apply, please go to: Applications received by November 29, 2020 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled.