Assistant Professor

The University of Georgia Department of International Affairs in Georgia

Deadline November 01, 2014
Date Posted August 4, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Political Science/International Affairs: The University of Georgia's Department of International Affairs (in the School of Public and International Affairs) and Department of Health Policy and Management (in the College of Public Health) invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The position requires a research and teaching focus on comparative health politics and policy and will be jointly appointed in the two departments. Ideal candidates will have a background in either one of the following areas: political science, public health, health policy, health services research, or related fields, and have the ability to teach and conduct research in comparative and global Health Politics and Policy. Candidates should demonstrate a solid understanding of the political determinants of the health of populations as well as the political origins of health policies combined with expertise in a particular region of the world. Regional expertise is open, but could include various parts of Africa, South-East Asia, or any other region except the USA. The position is a fully-funded nine-month appointment and candidate's potential for participating in extramural support for research is expected. A Ph.D or a near completion of a Ph.D. in political science or in public health is required. If still ABD, the Ph.D. requirements will have to be completed by June 30, 2015. The starting date for the position is August 2015. All applications received by November 1, 2014 are assured full consideration. Prospective candidates should send a letter of interest describing their research and training, a curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, original transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Please send all materials in electronic form to office manager Bill Zachmann (zachmann@uga.edu). The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and minorities are enthusiastically encouraged. The Department of International Affairs offers Masters in International Policy and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science and International Affairs. The Department of Health Policy and Management offers a M.P.H. degree with a concentration in Health Policy and Management in the College of Public Health. The College of Public Health (CPH) is a CEPH accredited institution. Georgia is well known for its quality of life both outdoor and urban activities (http://www.georgia.gov). UGA (http://www.uga.edu) is a land/sea grant institution located 75 miles northeast of Atlanta. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, visit http://www.intl.uga.edu and http://www.publichealth.uga.edu/hpam/.