Faculty Appointment in International Policy (Associate or Full Professor)

Job Description & Qualification

The School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park seeks to appoint an Associate or Full Professor with tenure in the International Policy field, starting in Fall 2022. Candidates should have broad expertise in one or more subfields of International Relations, including security policy, economic policy, diplomacy, and global governance, and should be comfortable working across these disciplinary lines. Candidates should have demonstrated interest in using international relations research to inform policy debates and improve outcomes. Scholarly knowledge and practical experience with international policy-making processes across a range of substantive issues are strongly desired.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of research, teaching, and service commensurate with expectations for a tenured associate or full professor appointment at a public policy program at a major research university. This includes a superior record of scholarly publications in leading refereed outlets, policy engagement and impact, teaching effectiveness, and institutional service. It also includes success securing external funding for collaborative research projects and other core parts of the School of Public Policy’s mission.

The successful candidate will teach in the School’s highly ranked graduate program, help build the undergraduate major, direct doctoral dissertations, and help students gain practical experience in the policy world. They will also mentor junior faculty in their field.

The School of Public Policy is committed to increasing diversity among our faculty, staff, and student body; across the UMD campus community; and throughout the field of public policy. We embrace diversity in multiple forms, including identity, background, theoretical and methodological orientations, and opinions. Candidates should have demonstrated their commitment through teaching, mentoring, or service to advancing the professional development of people who will bring diverse perspectives to the field public policy. Women, non-binary individuals, people of color, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other underrepresented groups whose hiring would enhance the School’s diversity are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit http://ejobs.umd.edu, locate the position announcement and apply online. Materials sent outside of the online system cannot be accepted. Application materials should include a letter of interest describing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and three recent publication or writing samples.

For best consideration, applications should be submitted by October 8, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

About the Organization

The University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy is a highly ranked program with a faculty of scholars and distinguished practitioners. In addition to its signature MPP degree (primarily for pre-career students) with robust specializations, the School also offers a Masters of Public Management degree (primarily for mid-career students). Its PhD program is rated among the top ten nationally by the National Research Council. The School inaugurated an undergraduate major in public policy in the fall of 2017, and hosts several undergraduate minors and living learning programs. It also offers a number of executive (degree and non-degree) programs for career executives in federal, state, and international agencies. The School currently houses research centers covering areas of international security, sustainability, non-profit management, and governance of technology. School faculty contribute to research, education, and impact across all public policy disciplines and collaborate with faculty at many other departments and units across campus.

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

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Job ID

ID: J9163