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The George Washington University: Full-Time Faculty Position – Public Policy & A

Title: The George Washington University: Full-Time Faculty Position – Public Policy & A

  • Employer: The George Washington University (Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Deadline: Mar 31, 2018

  • Job Description:

    The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration seeks an assistant or associate professor (non tenure track) for a three year renewable full time appointment beginning as early as fall 2018. Field of specialty is open.

    The Trachtenberg School offers master’s degrees in public policy (MPP), public administration (MPA), and environmental resource policy (MA-ENRP), as well as a PhD in Public Policy and Public Administration. Teaching responsibilities will involve core graduate-level economics courses. Administrative responsibilities will include graduate student advising and may include master’s program directorship, admissions, or other student services. While the primary focus of the position is teaching and administration, the faculty member is also expected to maintain a modest research agenda in a field related to the Trachtenberg School’s mission. The Trachtenberg School is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research and working environment.

    Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD degree in economics or in a related field (e.g., public policy) with substantial economics coursework. The PhD must be completed by the date of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding teaching abilities in microeconomics, with the ability to teach graduate courses such as intermediate microeconomics, economics for policy analysis, benefit-cost analysis, and/or econometrics.

    Application procedure: Applicants must submit (1) a cover letter briefly summarizing relevant teaching, administrative experience, research qualifications, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (2) a current curriculum vitae or resume, (3) syllabi of courses taught, and (4) teaching evaluations (if available). In addition, applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. All application materials are to be submitted via

    Pending final budgetary approval, application review will begin on November 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 1, 2017 may be considered for first-round interviews at the AEA/ASSA meetings in Philadelphia. Only complete applications will be considered.

    The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

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