The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is seeking candidates for four new tenure-line faculty positions.
A summary of each position is as follows:
Microeconomics for Public Policy – Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Douglas and Mary Scrivner Institute of Public Policy at the University of Denver seek candidates with teaching and research interests that apply microeconomic perspectives and methods to contemporary public policy issues such as public finance and budgeting, social policy, urban (or rural) economics and policy, economic development, or environmental and natural resource policy. Applicants with a PhD in any relevant social science discipline will be considered. We are especially interested in candidates equipped to teach cost-benefit analysis and other forms of economic and policy analysis at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Environmental Sustainability – Associate or Full Tenure-Line Professor
We seek a scholar trained in any relevant discipline or interdisciplinary program with a prominent research profile in environmental sustainability, broadly understood. The appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor rank with tenure. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in our undergraduate, certificate and MA programs in sustainability and have the opportunity to play a leading role in developing our emerging “Sustainability Initiative,” including fundraising, enhancing our research programming, and engaging with communities outside the university.
International Security and Democratic Governance (two Assistant Professor positions)
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is seeking candidates for two Assistant Professor positions: one in Peace and Security and a second in Democratic Governance.
We seek an Assistant Professor in the area of Peace and Security, broadly understood, including both traditional and emerging issues, applying any appropriate methodology at any level of analysis. The successful candidate will teach and shape core courses in our International Security MA program, providing an opportunity to help fashion a forward-looking and innovative approach to the field.
We also seek an Assistant Professor trained in any relevant social science field focused on Democratic Governance, broadly understood, and/or its alternatives. Possible research interests include the dynamics of democratization, democratic erosion and autocratization, the role of information and the media, identity in processes of inclusion and exclusion, and the relative efficacy of democracies in addressing challenges such as inequality, development, climate change, corruption, migration, or economic or political crises.
**Complete job descriptions, including required and preferred qualifications for each position, can be found through the University of Denver’s online application system. Please follow the link https://www.du.edu/jobs/ to access complete information for each position and apply. Questions can be directed to the Committee Chair, Professor Jack Donnelly (Jack.Donnelly@du.edu).