The University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level with interests in demography and population studies who can actively and innovatively advance the missions of the University, the Minnesota Population Center (MPC), and its affiliated colleges and academic units. This is an open-discipline/area search. The tenure home will be determined based on the candidate’s background/interests, in consultation with the appropriate colleges and academic units, and in accordance with University policy. One-half of teaching and service obligations will be fulfilled in MPC as part of the population studies program.
The successful candidate will: (1) have a PhD in a relevant academic discipline; (2)continue and expand their own independent research initiatives, as well as seek out and develop new interdisciplinary collaborations, especially with early-career scholars; (3) have a strong record of obtaining external funding (e.g., from NIH, NSF, or other public and private sources) to support their independent and collaborative research initiatives; (4) be an exceptional mentor, advisor, and teacher to post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students in and outside of demography and population studies; (5) have a track record of working with diverse individuals, groups, and communities as defined by the University of Minnesota’s Office for Equity and Diversity; (6) have experience leading academic departments, research centers, and/or more targeted research and training programs and be willing to assume similar leadership roles within MPC. The ideal candidate will also be eager to exploit synergies with the IPUMS data projects and help to build MPC’s interdisciplinary graduate and postdoctoral training program.
Internal Number: 323182
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