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Public policy position at UM-Duluth


          University of Minnesota, Duluth
          Department of Political Science
        Public Policy, Environmental Policy 
                 and Urban Politics

The Department of Political Science invites applications 
for an entry level tenure-track position in public policy 
analysis beginning September 1, 1998. Candidates should be 
prepared to demonstrate strong teaching and research 
interests in environmental policy and urban politics; those 
with a specialization in water policy will be preferred. An 
ABD in Political Science or a related discipline is 
required. A Ph.D in Political Science or a related 
discipline is preferred. At present, this position involves 
teaching six quarter-courses a year. These would include: 
one or two sections of Introduction to American Government; 
other offerings might include existing courses on 
Environmental Politics, Public Policy, Public 
Administration, Urban Government and Politics, and the 
senior seminar on Public Policy. We particularly encourage 
applicants who can develop new courses on environmental 
policy and water policy. The successful candidate will also 
be expected to pursue a research agenda in his or her area 
of expertise and to contribute to the development of the 
Department's role in the Environmental Studies and the 
Urban and Regional Studies programs, as well as the Center 
for Public Policy and Ethics and the Natural Resources 
Research Institute's Center for Water and the Environment.

A letter of application, vita, writing sample, graduate 
transcripts, and at least three letters of reference are 
required; teaching evaluations, and course materials are 
very strongly encouraged. Send all application materials to 
John Kress, Chair, Public Policy Search Committee, 
Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota, 
Duluth, Duluth MN 55812-2496. All materials necessary to 
complete the application must be postmarked by January 23, 
1998. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity 
educator and employer. 

Bonnie Drummond
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Political Science Department
304 Cina Hall
10 University Drive
Duluth MN 55812-2496