Faculty Position in Planning, Policy and Design: Assistant Professor

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Faculty Position in Planning, Policy and Design:
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
The Department of Planning, Policy and Design at the University of California, Irvine invites applications
from exceptional scholars for a tenure-track, assistant professor position. The successful candidate must
have a strong research profile in public policy related fields and be able to teach core courses in the newly
established Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree. A list of courses is available at
http://mpp.web.uci.edu/node/2. Of particular interest are candidates who can teach the following core
courses: Policy Processes & Institutions of Governance, Collaborative Governance & Public Management,
Policy & Ethics.
A Ph.D. in a policy-relevant field, including public policy, public administration, urban planning, political
science, anthropology, economics, sociology, or related disciplines, is required. As the MPP is a highprofile collaboration bridging multiple campus units, there will be considerable interface with other
departments, particularly in the School of Social Sciences.
For full consideration, candidates should apply by October 30, 2011. The position will remain open until
filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2012. Candidates should apply online at the link below and
submit a cv, a statement of research, a statement of teaching interests, representative publications and
arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded electronically.
Please visit the following website to apply: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply
For more information, please contact search committee chair, Martha S. Feldman at [email protected]
The Department of Planning, Policy and Design lies within the multi-disciplinary School of Social
Ecology and has 17 full-time faculty members. In addition to the MPP, the department also offers an
undergraduate major in Urban Studies, a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree and a Ph.D. in
Planning, Policy and Design.
UC Irvine (www.uci.edu), with approximately 27,000 students, is a member of the American Association
of Universities and consistently ranks among the top twelve public universities in the U.S.
(http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/national-top-public). The campus is located
five miles from the Pacific Ocean, in the heart of the diverse and vibrant Southern California metropolis.
UC Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly
encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. UC Irvine is
responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of
family-friendly policies and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity.
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