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Hobby School Conducts Searches for Two Faculty Positions

The Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston (UH) is hiring for two faculty positions. Our school is growing fast. We are well-supported by UH, and we are interested in applicants who will help chart the future of our school with fresh ideas, practical experience, and an interdisciplinary mindset.

Our faculty include experts in theoretical, practical, and analytical disciplines associated with public policy and we seek to complement that collective expertise with the new hires. The University of Houston is a Carnegie Designated Tier One Research University and is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse institutions in the nation. 

We are hiring for the following positions. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the positions are filled.

Institutions, Representation, & Political Economy Search

The Hobby School seeks to hire a faculty member in the area of Institutions, Representation, or Political Economy to begin in the Fall of 2023. We are primarily seeking tenured applicants with a strong research record and established reputation that can help build our growing program. For questions, contact the search committee co-chairs—Jessica Gottlieb ( or Pablo M. Pinto ( 


 Social Policy and Sustainability Search

The Hobby School is also hiring a faculty member in Social Policy and Sustainability. This is also a search for a tenured applicant with interest in public policy of education, energy, environment, and other areas of social welfare, including ethics. For questions, contact the search committee co-chairs––Chris Bronk ( or Daniel Engster ( Read More



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