University of Wisconsin-Madison, La Follette School of Public Affairs
Assistant Professor, Politics and Policy of China - Cluster Hire
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member with research and teaching interests in comparative politics or international relations, with a primary focus on China and a secondary focus on East Asia and the Pacific Rim. Potential areas of substantive expertise in the politics and policy of China include: political and economic development, human rights, environmental politics and policy, international political economy, international security, international organizations/governance, non-governmental organizations, or political sociology.
This faculty position is part of a three-position research cluster, Rethinking East Asia and the World, which was proposed by the Title VI-funded National Resource Center, the Center for East Asian Studies, for the University's Cluster Hiring Initiative to enhance cross-disciplinary expertise on contemporary East Asia.
The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in either the Department of Political Science or the La Follette School of Public Affairs, with preference given to candidates interested in both political science and public affairs/public policy. Tenure home will be determined at the time of hiring.
Responsibilities include conducting research and teaching at all levels required with service at the professional and university level.
Teaching will include courses to undergraduate students, as well as graduate students. The teaching load in a typical academic year will consist of two courses taught in the Department of Political Science and two courses taught in the La Follette School of Public Affairs. Mentoring graduate students will be required as well.
Degree/Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. in Political Science/Public Policy with specialization in the politics and policy of China by the start of the appointment
Minimum Years/Type of Experience:
Candidates with an excellent publication record, or a productive research program with excellent publishing potential, are strongly encouraged to apply.
|Primary Category:||Public Policy
|Secondary Categories:||Area Studies