Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy

Posted: 6/2/2018 (Employment)

The Department of Public Policy (DPP) at the University of Connecticut seeks to fill a one-year visiting position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. DPP is home to the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration program (MPA), the on-line Graduate Program in Survey Research (GPSR), the minor in Public Policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), and four graduate certificate programs in Nonprofit Management, Public Financial Management, Leadership and Public Management and Survey Research.

The Department of Public Policy is located on the University of Connecticut’s Hartford Campus in Hartford, Connecticut. The University of Connecticut is a premier research institution–designated as a Research University/Very High research activity by the Carnegie Foundation. The Department of Public Policy has 14 faculty (plus adjunct) and over 1,000 alumni. The Department’s MPA program is ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as 44th among public programs and 9th among public finance and budgeting programs.

This position will be filled at the Visiting Assistant Professor level. This is primarily a teaching position and the right candidate will be expected to teach in the area of public and nonprofit management, and/or other areas of specializations within the Department. Preference will be given to candidates who have research and/or teaching interests in public management, organization theory and behavior, human resource management, project management, labor relations, evaluation of nonprofit programs, fiscal health or financial management of nonprofit organizations, economics of philanthropy and charitable giving, and/or social entrepreneurship.

The successful candidates’ primary teaching assignments will be to offer core and elective classes in the MPA program, the MPP program and the undergraduate minor. The specific teaching assignment will be determined based on the abilities and interests of the candidate and the needs of the Department and might include graduate or undergraduate classes at the Hartford Campus or the main campus in Storrs. Duties include teaching and service to the Department and University.

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Location: University of Connecticut