The Department of Public Administration and Policy in the
University of Georgia’s School of Public & International
Affairs invites nominations for and applications from scholars
specializing in governance and policy implications of
decarbonization and the transition to net zero energy systems in
the transport sector (i.e., road, rail, maritime, air, intermodal,
pipeline, space). The department seeks scholars who are dedicated
to research, teaching, and student mentorship and will contribute
to the current strengths of our MPA and Ph.D. programs. Preference
will be given to applications from individuals qualified for
appointment at the assistant professor rank with research and
teaching interests in areas such as innovation and technology
policy as it relates to climate and fossil fuel phase-down; public
finance, policy, and regulatory dimensions of electric mobility;
health and environmental implications of decarbonization; public
management of the transition to net-zero energy systems;.
Candidates with interest in advancing externally-sponsored work
(collaboratively or individually) to support research in these
areas are especially encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications submitted before October 15th will be given priority
in the review process.
Candidates should describe their preparation to contribute to the
undergraduate minor in public policy and management as well as the
MPA core curriculum and elective specializations.
SPIA-Public Admin & Policy
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated
as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified
institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/
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is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional
achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA
is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S.
News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in
Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended
campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs
approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff.
The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over
30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional
students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as
well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the
UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
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religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic
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Academic (9 mo.)
Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in public administration or
public policy or a related field by August 2024.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
Is this a Position of Trust?
Does this position have operation, access, or control of
Does this position require a P-Card?
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this
Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT
security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with
financial responsibilities. For additional information about the
credit check criteria, visit the
UGA Credit Background Check
Posting Specific Questions
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- Cover Letter
- List of References with Contact Information