Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Tenure-Track Professor of Social Policy

Posted: 9/16/2018 (Employment)

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.

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Location: Indiana University, Bloomington