Requisition ID: 15924
Professor of Environmental Politics and Policy
Purdue University's Department of Political Science is seeking an
environmental politics and policy scholar for an academic year appointment at
the full professor level. Advanced associate professors with records
commensurate with the rank of full professor are eligible to apply.
The successful candidate will develop and/or lead a nationally recognized
research program in environmental policy. The person holding this position is
expected to maintain an active research agenda that aligns well with
extramural funding sources. In addition, the person holding this position will
create and disseminate relevant knowledge through student instruction, and
through engagement with external audiences. A high level of commitment to PhD
student mentoring and a culture of diversity and inclusion is expected.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in political science, public policy, or
related field. This position requires strong communication skills, a proven
ability to publish high-quality peer-reviewed research, and a record suitable
for appointment as a full professor at Purdue (though the applicant need not
already hold the rank of Full Professor at their present institution).
Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute expertise to the
Advanced Methods at Purdue program through research that utilizes cutting-edge
social science research methods.
The College and University
This position is one of seven hires this year in the Department of Political
Science. The College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University is embarking upon 40
faculty searches for positions to begin in Fall 2022. These positions will
advance research within and across disciplines, and intersect with technology,
data science, and engineering in relevant and important ways. These positions
include teaching in our innovative, nationally-recognized Cornerstone
Integrated Liberal Arts Program that educates students across the university.
Purdue is a research-intensive, PhD-granting institution and a public land-
grant university. Political Science faculty members are actively involved with
many interdisciplinary programs and centers on campus, including the
Ecological Sciences and Engineering program, Purdue Climate Change Research
Center, the Building Sustainable Communities initiative, the Center for the
Environment, the Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion, the Human
Rights Program, the Purdue Systems Collaboratory, and the Purdue Policy
Research Institute. In addition to the major and the PhD, the Department is
home to graduate and undergraduate certificates and minors in environmental
politics and policy, public policy, and human rights.
To apply, please visit careers.purdue.edu. Applications must be submitted
online and include: 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Recent research paper or other
writing sample, 3) Cover letter of interest that includes a statement
describing how the applicant's research and teaching fit the principal duties
of the position, 4) contact information for three references, and 5) a
Diversity and Inclusion statement described below.
Purdue University's Department of Political Science is committed to advancing
diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction,
and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a
separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past
experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a
climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Screening of applicants will begin October 1 and continue until the position
is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For
additional information, contact Dr. Tara Grillos, email@example.com
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged
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