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Indiana University
Indiana, United States
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Posted Date
Sep 7, 2018





Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty Position(s)


The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University is searching for up to two tenure track or tenured faculty members with specialties in U.S. social policy in one or more of the following areas: poverty, inequality, race/ethnicity, immigration, and income security. Research methods may be quantitative and/or qualitative in nature. Candidates may have research interests in policy design, implementation, and/or evaluation. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to develop an extramurally supported research program. Candidates may be appointed at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Appointment at the full professor level may be possible for a candidate with an exceptional research record in the specified area(s) of expertise.


Minimum educational qualifications include a Ph.D. in a related field (e.g. public affairs/public policy, economics, sociology/demography, political science, public administration), evidence of a cohesive research program and a commitment to high quality teaching.


All SPEA faculty members are expected to interact with our diverse student and faculty community. As such, we are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from many backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.), an interest in contributing to SPEA’s programs, curricular offerings, and a research portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion; applicants are encouraged to address these topics in the letter of application.


SPEA-Bloomington is a world leader in public affairs education, and is among the largest schools of public administration and public policy in the United States with 34,000 alumni around the world. In the 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” reported by U.S. News & World Report, SPEA-Bloomington ranks first, making it the nation's highest-ranked professional graduate program in public affairs. Five of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-five listings.


To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by October 15, 2018. The search will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, current vita, writing sample, three letters of reference (for junior candidates; contact information on three references suffices for more senior candidates), and a teaching statement to The expected start date is August 1, 2019; candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. by that date.


Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to search chair Kosali Simon at


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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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