Open date: September 14th, 2020
Last review date: Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
We welcome applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Public Policy whose research is relevant to understanding Public Policy and the Black American experience. We seek a scholar whose work on the Black American experience touches on any area of public policy including governance, poverty and income, wealth and inequality, health, education, housing, the environment, criminal justice, data science, and the psychology of individual decision making, to name a few. Successful candidates will have doctorates in African American Studies, Black Studies, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Political Science, Political Economy, Public Policy, History, Sociology, Psychology, or a related field. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the time of appointment.
We are a collegial, interdisciplinary department within a school of public affairs at the top ranked public university in the nation. We offer a Master of Public Policy degree, and undergraduate major, and train doctoral students from varied departments across campus.
A cover letter, CV, three reference letters, and a research paper should be submitted at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05877. In your cover letter please provide examples of public policy courses that you could teach. You must also submit a diversity statement with examples of your contribution to diversity-related research, teaching, and/or service. First review of applications is November 1, 2020. For full consideration, please submit applications before November 1.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.
Learn More: Please visit our website at www.luskin.ucla.edu/jobs to learn more about this position and other academic opportunities with the Luskin School of Public Affairs.
• Curriculum Vitae : Please provide your most recent C.V.
• Cover Letter: Please additionally provide examples of public policy courses that you could teach
• Research Paper
• Diversity Statement: Please submit a statement with examples of contributions to diversity-related research, teaching, and/or service
• Three letters of reference
Cover Letter - Please additionally provide examples of public policy courses that you could teach
Curriculum Vitae - Please provide your most recent C.V.
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
- 3 letters of reference required