JOE - December 2013

Baruch College
School of Public Affairs
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor Food Policy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor Food Policy
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New York , NY, USA
JEL Classifications:
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
I1 -- Health
Keywords: food policy, pubic affairs, public policy, health policy
Deadline Date: 12/20/2013

JOE ID Number: 201312_399997

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The School of Public Affairs at Baruch College invites applications for a scholar of food policy. The start date is August 2014, the rank is assistant or associate professor, and the appointment is tenure-track. The candidate must have obtained a doctorate before the position start date. He/she should possess an interest in working with an ethnically and racially diverse student body. Excellence in teaching, a commitment to research, and the willingness to participate in university and public service is expected.

Areas of specialization include food production and distribution, food security, food choice and diet-related health outcomes, access to healthy food, and agriculture and nutrition policy. We are interested in scholars whose work has both domestic and global implications. The candidate should have a strong commitment to building a series of food policy elective courses for students in our BS and MPA programs in coordination with other public affairs faculty. In addition, the candidate must teach core courses in statistics and quantitative research methods or microeconomics at the Masters level. We seek candidates who are interested in a multidisciplinary setting.

Baruch College is a public, urban institution with an enrollment of approximately 17,500 students. It is one of 23 colleges belonging to the City University of New York (CUNY). Since 1994, the School of Public Affairs has delivered undergraduate and graduate degrees in public policy and administration.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. Faculty are also provided with mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Baruch College is committed to enhancing a diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. The faculty and staff value pluralism and are continually seeking excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
Application Instructions:

To apply, send an email by December 20, 2013 to with a cover letter to the search committee chair Professor Deborah Balk, curriculum vitae, list of three references, and one representative research paper, all in PDF format. For the email subject line, use the position title Food Policy. The position is open until filled or the search is terminated.

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For more information, phone: 646-660-6856

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