A&S-POL-Assistant Professor-Public Policy
Job location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-19
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.
The Department of Political Science at the University of Miami invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of public policy. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in any subfield of domestic or comparative public policy. The ideal candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching and will be able to contribute to both our forthcoming Masters of Public Policy (MPP) and undergraduate major in public administration. Applicants should also be able to teach at least one course in our Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program. The expected teaching assignment is 2-2. Candidates should have a PhD or anticipate Ph.D. completion by August 15, 2020 in public policy, public management, political science, or a related field.
Interested applicants may apply online at www.miami.edu/careers. Applicants should upload documents including a CV; a cover letter; a one-page teaching statement with a list of possible courses the applicant could teach, including but not limited to our existing course offerings; a PhD transcript (unofficial is acceptable for initial application); a writing sample; as well as three reference letters to be submitted via this site as well. Applications received on or before Monday, October 21, 2019, will be given full consideration, though the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. For further information about the position, please contact the Department Chair (Gregory Koger, [email protected]) or Search chair (Joe Uscinski, [email protected]). Additional information about the Department is available at http://www.as.miami.edu/politicalscience/.The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.