Political economy, innovation etc. position available UDP

Tenure Track Faculty Position Available. Position Description: The Public Policy Institute (www.politicaspublicas.udp.cl) at the School of Business and Economics at the Universidad Diego Portales invites applications for an open rank, full-time, tenure track, faculty position to begin on August 1, 2014.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

Applicants should have the ability to conduct research using advanced quantitative methods and to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting. The ideal candidate will either have earned a Ph.D. in Economics or Public Policy, or have a Ph.D. in Political Science or Sociology.  Priority will be given to candidates whose research and teaching skills complement one or more of the following priority areas: political economy, innovation policies, or social policies (including aging, health, work, and retirement).

Candidates should be prepared to teach relevant courses both at the graduate and undergraduate level within the Public Policy Institute and the School of Business and Economics. Candidates will be selected based on academic merits and the strengths of their research agenda. Since candidates will also be expected to fully participate in the Public Policy Institute´s activities and institutional development, academic engagement with the public policy debate at the national or international level will be highly valued.

Instructions: Applications should be completed by May 30, 2014.

Junior candidates should submit curriculum vita, statement of research, one or more recent papers, and the names of three references. Senior candidates should submit curriculum vita and statement of research. All materials should be emailed to Gregory Elacqua, gregory.elacqua@udp.cl, Director, Public Policy Institute at UDP, and addressed to: Faculty Search Committee, Public Policy Institute, School of Business and Economics, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile.

The Public Policy Institute at UDP is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity of its workforce and particularly welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.

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