Jorge Paulo Lemann Professorship for Brazil Studies

Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 7, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Brazil Studies: The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University invites applications and nominations for the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professorship for Brazil Studies. Applicants should be highly accomplished and internationally recognized scholars whose research has illuminated our understanding of both contemporary Brazil and of public policy. We particularly welcome applicants from the disciplines of public policy, political science, sociology, law, or history. Topics of specialization could include but are not limited to, governing institutions, the welfare state, social policies, political development, international relations, transnational politics, political behavior, party systems, public opinion, bureaucracy, law, regulation, political and social exclusion, social movements, and citizen participation. The Lemann Professor will be expected to contribute to the production and dissemination of knowledge about contemporary Brazil. In addition, the Lemann Professor will encourage and coordinate scholarship, teaching, and co-curricular activities on Brazil studies across the Harvard Schools. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to Don Olander, Administrator, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professorship Search Committee, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. We will consider applications until the position is filled.