The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs seeks applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants may have teaching and research interests in any area of public policy or public management. Primary responsibilities of the position include teaching graduate courses in the MPA and Ph.D. programs, and conducting a program of research leading to scholarly publications.
This is a term appointment that may be renewable based on satisfactory performance. An earned doctorate in public policy, public affairs, public administration, political science or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
The University of Missouri-Columbia is a member of the Association of American Universities and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs is one of sixteen schools and colleges at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The Truman School has an outstanding multidisciplinary faculty, including numerous joint appointments across the university, and houses several research centers and institutes.
Applicants for this position are expected to demonstrate a strong record of scholarly research and publication as well as teaching excellence. An earned doctorate in a relevant discipline is required at the time of appointment.
$60,000 - $70,000.
Upload CV and cover letter in the Resume/CV & Cover Letter section as one document. Include a list of names and contact information for three to four references in the uploaded document. Please contact Dr. Alasdair Roberts, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com, for questions about the position.
Screening will begin February 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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