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University of Pennsylvania

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School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)
Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468748
Date Posted: 12/24/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice

School of Social Policy and Practice

Location: Philadelphia

The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor position that will begin in July 2022, although appointment at all ranks will be considered.

Candidates with interests in the social welfare policy impacts of climate change and natural disasters are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a PhD, strong methodological skills, and a promising trajectory for a program of externally funded research.

Research/scholarship responsibilities must include developing a funded independent research agenda and collaborating with faculty and students with similar research interests.

Many opportunities for collaboration exist within the Penn academic community and with health, educational, social service, nonprofit, and government organizations regionally, nationally, and globally.

Research Faculty appointments are contingent upon external grant funding.

Any questions can be sent to Femida Handy at

To apply, visit

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022