JOE - August 2013

Bucknell University
Institute for Public Policy
Depts. of Economics and Political Science and the School of Management
MacArthur Professorship in Public Policy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: MacArthur Professorship in Public Policy
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lewisburg, PA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
I1 -- Health
Q4 -- Energy
Keywords: Qualitative and/or quantitative methods, health policy, energy policy, public policy
Deadline Information: Review of applications materials will begin October 1, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.
Deadline Date: 10/1/2013

JOE ID Number: 201308_398882

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Departments of Economics and Political Science and the School of Management invite applications for a newly created open-rank, tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2014. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching undergraduate social science methods using quantitative and/or qualitative approaches. Additional desirable research and/or teaching areas are sustainability, possibly in the areas of energy or health policy. The MacArthur Professor ideally will involve students in addressing pressing 21st century public policy challenges, particularly the impact on underrepresented populations.

* Completed PhD in an appropriate discipline for candidate's teaching and scholarship;
* Established record as a teacher/scholar;
* Background in social science research methods, quantitative &/or qualitative;
* Scholarly focus on energy or health policy;
* Proven ability to work successfully with a diverse student body in applied public policy and social science research design.

--Experience with or interest in conducting applied research with tangible policy implications.
--Experience with or interest in working with undergraduate students on research projects.
--Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy which could include:

o Interest in/experience with teaching or research in health policy with a focus on disparities in health outcomes on population subgroups, particularly involving under-represented groups.
o Interest in/experience with teaching or research in community impacts from energy extraction on labor markets, housing markets, or fiscal restructuring, especially as they impact population subgroups, particularly involving under-represented groups.

Bucknell University believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell is an EEO employer.

Application Instructions:

Submit application materials including a letter of application, a CV, a statement addressing your experience and potential as a teacher, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement addressing your scholarly record and interests, and three letters of recommendation. Please include your PhD discipline in your cover letter. For additional information and to apply, please go to

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FAX for Applications: 570-577-3451
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