Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Organization Type
*Department:*Public Policy - 316400
*Posting Open Date:*10/15/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Position Type:*Permanent Faculty
*Working Title:*Assistant Professor
*Appointment Type:*Tenured/Tenure Track
*Vacancy ID:*FAC0003693
*Full-time/Part-time:*Full-Time Permanent
*Hours per week:*40
*Position Location:*North Carolina, US
*Proposed Start Date:*07/01/2022
*Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:*Public Policy is an interdisciplinary social science major designed to provide students with the theoretical perspective, analytical skill, and substantive knowledge needed to respond to major domestic and global policy problems. A double major in Public Policy and a related social science or professional school is common.
*Position Summary:*The Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank with a focus on teaching in our inaugural MPP and the interdisciplinary Carolina Graduate Certificate in Innovation for the Public Good (CIPG).
*Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:*Ph.D. in public policy, business, management, organizational theory, strategy, social entrepreneurship; sustainability, sociology, or philosophy.
*Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:*Priority will be given to candidates with research, teaching, and/or professional experience focusing on one or more of the following areas: organizational theory; strategic management; business & public policy; and operations management with expertise in, but not limited to business and society; business ethics; corporate social responsibility (CSR); sustainability and/or environment social governance (ESG); corporate social justice & racial and/or gender equity; public benefit & certified B corporations; cross-sector collaboration; and social innovation. The selected candidate will maintain an active program of research and teach courses in the BA, MPP, CIPG, and Ph.D. program. UNC Public Policy is an academic unit within the College of Arts & Sciences. Additional affiliation is possible with Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship. For more on Innovation at Carolina, see here. We are interested in candidates who hold a professional degree (MPP, MBA, or similar) and/or equivalent professional experience in addition to a doctoral degree.
*Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:*Not Applicable.
*Special Instructions:* Application Requirements For full consideration, please include: 1. Cover letter that articulates the candidate's fit for an interdisciplinary unit in general and teaching in an accelerated MPP program and/or graduate certificate. 2. Research statement that highlights the public policy contribution of the candidate's research plans and how they align with faculty thematic clusters. 3. Teaching statement. Explain how you would teach and mentor students who value transferable knowledge, skills, and experiences and who might want to work in the public, non-profit or private sector. 4. Additional statement. UNC-CH is committed to a diverse and inclusive learning community. Include examples of ways you have already addressed this commitment in your previous and current experience or would like to in the future. 5. Examples of research publications. 6. 4 names of reference (4 letters will be requested for finalists).

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