Lecturer of Public Policy

Job description

Present Position Number:


Role Title:


Position Title:

Lecturer of Public Policy

Position Summary:

The Public Policy Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a 9 month, non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2021. We seek an individual with expertise in public policy, either from a theoretical or applied perspective, to teach introductory level courses for undergraduates as well as intermediate and advanced levels that align with the candidate’s interests and serve undergraduate (B.A. Public Policy) and Master in Public Policy (MPP) students. The position carries a 3-3 teaching load and successful candidates will have a commitment to high quality teaching.
We will consider candidates with a graduate degree in Public Policy, Political Science, or Economics or candidates from other disciplines with significant professional experience in the field of public policy.
We require candidates with a Ph.D. at the time appointment begins.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in Public Policy, Political Science, or Economics or candidates from other disciplines with significant professional experience in the field of public policy at the time appointment begins.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous academic teaching experience is preferred.


3KH710 Public Policy Dept


William & Mary

Job Open Date:


Review Begin Date:


Open Until Filled:


Job Category:

Instructional Faculty

Special Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, February 1, 2021. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.
Information on the Public Policy Program may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/publicpolicy/.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 12/24/2020
Application Due: 3/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time