Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Public Policy at University of Kentucky

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsJob Title

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Public Policy

Requisition Number


Working Title

Department Name

8W100:Martin School of Public Administration

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Type of Position


Position Time Status


Tenure Track Status

Tenure Track

Required Education

Ph.D. in Public Policy, Political Science, or Sociology

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a tenure track position beginning August 2022. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. The ideal candidate will have a research and teaching interest in Environmental Policy, but we are open to candidates with other research and teaching interests as well. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Public Policy, Political Science, or Sociology are encouraged to apply. We seek outstanding scholars who can contribute to our Ph.D. program, our professional master's degree programs, or a new undergraduate degree in public policy. We encourage applications from candidates who identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in the academy.

The Martin School is a University Center of Excellence with a multidisciplinary faculty offering five degrees: Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Financial Management, and an Undergraduate Degree in Public Policy. For more information about the Martin School, please visit

Applications must include the following: curriculum vitae, sample research paper (upload under writing sample), a letter of application (upload under cover letter), a one-page statement addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload under specific request 1), and contact information for three professional references (upload under specific request 2). This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application using this application portal. We will begin reviewing applications on September 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Caroline Weber at

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Specific Request 1
  5. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents


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