JOE - February 2014

Sarah Lawrence College
Social Science
Social Science
Woodward Chair in Public Policy
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Woodward Chair in Public Policy
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bronxville, NY, USA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Public Policy, Social Justice, Human Rights, Inequality, Civil Rights, International Law
Deadline Information: Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2014.
Deadline Date: 03/2014

JOE ID Number: 201402_400226

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Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the social sciences division beginning in Fall 2014. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching interests are focused on intersections between public policy and social justice. Specific areas of interest may include civil rights or international law and human rights, law and society, or inequality and social policy. Preferred areas include children, housing, education, environmental justice, or urban studies. Candidates should have a passion for undergraduate teaching, with an interest in connecting students' academic and intellectual pursuits to community-based learning or public engagement.

A PhD completed by the time of appointment in one of the social sciences or a related discipline is required, and experience working in public engagement or with community-based organizations is preferred. The successful candidate will hold The Joanne Woodward Chair in Public Policy; this Term Chair honors Ms. Woodward (class of 1990) and her social commitment and concern with public issues. The position comes with the possibility of an early tenure review if the successful candidate's credentials so merit.

The application should include the following: cover letter including a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, course descriptions and syllabi for two proposed courses, a sample of scholarly writing, graduate transcript(s) and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2014.
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