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Assistant Professor

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Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing samples, course evaluations and three letters of reference to: Professor John Mendeloff, Chair, Political Economy and Public Policy Search Committee, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, 3407 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 25008-GSPIA-Office of the Dean
Position Number 0002545
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh invites applications and nominations for tenure-track assistant professorship in the field of political economy and public policy to begin fall term 2012 (authorization pending). A PhD in political science, economics, or a related interdisciplinary policy discipline is required. Professional experience in relevant government or non-profit institutions is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will have a record of policy-oriented research in the area of political economy and public policy including institutional economics, property rights, and/or related subjects. The ability to teach courses in public policy analysis, political economy, quantitative methods and related areas is essential.

Application Process

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing samples, course evaluations and three letters of reference to: Professor John Mendeloff, Chair, Political Economy and Public Policy Search Committee, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, 3407 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/18/2011
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Professor John Mendeloff
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