The Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (O'Neill School) at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks to fill one tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2020. We seek candidates who can complement our existing strengths and priorities within our multidisciplinary public affairs program. Applicants should conduct research and teach at the intersections of public affairs and environmental policy, with potential connections to urban affairs, environmental resilience, social and environmental justice, sustainability, and climate change adaptation. Research areas might include (but are not limited to) public policy, public management, economics, management, political science, urban planning, regional science, and/or sociology. This position is one of several new faculty lines created as part of Indiana University’s Grand Challenge, Prepared for Environmental Change (see: https://eri.iu.edu/ and https://grandchallenges.iu.edu/environmental-change/index.html).
The O'Neill School and Indiana University are committed to diversity. We seek excellent candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse community and pedagogic awareness. Diversity, in all its forms, is welcome at IUPUI including a broad range of ability, age, gender, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and academic experience, and veteran status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an overall commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity including the ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field (e.g., sociology, economics, political science, public administration, policy analysis) at the time of appointment.
All applicants must present evidence of, or promise for, high-quality research and an ambitious research program. Candidates will be expected to publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals and successfully pursue extramural research funding, where appropriate. In addition to maintaining an active program of research, candidates will be expected to teach courses that contribute to the core missions of our undergraduate and graduate programs. The standard teaching load is 2/2, and we value candidates who are open to employing a variety of high impact practices and alternative teaching formats.
Department Contact for Questions:
Dr. Thomas D. Stucky Executive Associate Dean c/o Ranna Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IN-SPEA-SPEA19003
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8373
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.