Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Law



Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Law

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Open Date
05/06/2021

Close Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

Trinity College’s Public Policy and Law program invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position commencing in the fall of 2021. We are seeking candidates with expertise in social, health, or environmental policy, especially those whose research involves racial justice, economic inequality, health equity, or environmental justice. Teaching load is 5 courses a year. Teaching responsibilities will include an introduction to U.S. public policy, an introductory undergraduate research methods class, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

We encourage applicants who share our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We especially welcome applications from women and underrepresented racial/ethnic groups. The College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

Trinity College is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in Connecticut’s capital, Hartford. With over 2100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the College maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. The College enjoys the benefit of being situated in an urban center and has strong academic, social, and philanthropic connections to our home city of Hartford. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries with 21% students of color and 50% women.

To ensure full consideration please submit a letter of application (including statement of research and teaching interests), CV, graduate transcript, sample of scholarly writing, course syllabi and evaluations (if available) as well as contact information for at least three individuals who will provide letters of reference to by June 18, 2021.

Qualifications

We are seeking candidates with expertise in social, health, or environmental policy, especially those whose research involves racial justice, economic inequality, health equity, or environmental justice. A Ph.D. in political science, public policy, or another social science discipline by August 2021 is preferred; advanced Ph.D. candidates will be considered.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration please submit a letter of application (including statement of research and teaching interests), CV, graduate transcript, sample of scholarly writing, course syllabi and evaluations (if available) as well as at least three letters of reference by June 18, 2021.

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Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

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