The Department of Public Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor of public policy, effective July 1, 2018.

We seek a social scientist (with a preference for public policy, sociology, demography, psychology or anthropology) with policy-relevant research and teaching interests in poverty, inequality, stratification and/or immigration or migration with a focus on the Americas.

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter which describes the candidate’s research and teaching interests and articulates the candidate’s rationale for seeking a position in an interdisciplinary academic unit; a CV; four (4) letters of reference from tenured professors at the associate level or higher; and samples of written or published work.

All materials should be attached to the electronic application online at Letters of reference can be emailed to

Review of applications will begin in mid-October and continue until the position is filled. For more on UNC Public Policy, see