JOE - November 2012

Rhodes College
Assistant Professor-Department Open/Public Policy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor-Department Open/Public Policy
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Memphis, TN, USA
JEL Classification: H -- Public Economics
Deadline Date: 12/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_398039

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Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level focusing on contemporary United States domestic policy. The position is open to applicants from any relevant discipline and specializing in any policy area. Candidates specializing in environmental, health, education, or energy policy are particularly welcomed. The person filling this position will be a member of the appropriate Rhodes academic department and will contribute to the interdisciplinary Program in Political Economy. The successful candidate will teach introductory and upper level public policy courses, in addition to other courses in the relevant department's curriculum. The teaching load is 3-2. A Ph.D. is expected by August, 2013. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as their promise for scholarly work in their discipline.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation's 19th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis at
Application Instructions:

The program uses an electronic submission process for all applications and only electronic submissions will be considered. Interested applicants can apply online at Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcript, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching performance, and samples of written work. Review of completed applications will begin October 22, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information please contact Teresa Gramm, Director of the Political Economy Program (

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