The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University in Athens, OH seeks a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Leadership and Public Affairs.
This is a tenure-track, twelve-month, engaged faculty appointment. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, relevant teaching experience, and evidence of both scholarly and applied research.
Candidates should be comfortable working in an applied research environment that involves collaborating with professional staff, students and diverse agencies to plan and execute funded research projects. The faculty member hired for this position will be expected to be directly involved in applied research projects external to the University.
The School features a Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Public Administration, Online Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Environmental Studies, undergraduate certificate in Environmental Studies, graduate certificate in Environmental Sustainability, Honors Tutorial Program in Environmental Studies, and undergraduate certificate in Entrepreneurship (in collaboration with the College of Business).
The Voinovich School works across all sectors – government, corporate, and nonprofit – and involves students with faculty and professionals in making a real, practical difference. The School houses transformative, boots-on-the-ground programs focused on diverse areas such as watershed cleanup, public and nonprofit leadership training, alternative energy, business accelerators, as well as health and wellness and education applied research, technical assistance, and evaluation. In 2017, these programs are working on 150+ projects with grant and state appropriation funding in excess of $9.2 million. Having been engaged in this work for more than 30 years, the Voinovich School faculty and professional staff have established longstanding partnerships with the Appalachian Regional Commission, United States Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, and Energy, the Ohio Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Education, Development, Health and many other entities, including the private sector. Through this work, the Voinovich School leverages the resources of the university to further economic growth, social impact, leadership and engagement.
We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching, consulting, and applied research experience in nonprofit management, philanthropy, public management and/or social entrepreneurship. We are seeking candidates with experience and interest in interdisciplinary research and engaging students in applied learning experiences. Candidates with experience and interest in applied research and consulting related to rural communities are encouraged to apply. Senior Associate Professors are encouraged to apply. While the minimum requirement for this position is a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, candidates with a related Master's Degree and with 5 or more years of relevant teaching and applied research/consulting experience and academic credentials may also be considered.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School's extensive, externally-funded applied research portfolio, develop an applied research program, and teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students at the School. The successful candidate will be expected to develop courses and teach in the School's newly launched Online MPA program in addition to teaching in the on-campus programs. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the School's growing non-degree leadership development program where appropriate.
a. Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field, or other terminal degree. Current Ph.D. candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by the start date of the appointment (7/1/2018). Teaching and applied research/consulting experience, and evidence of scholarly research also required. While the minimum requirement for this position is a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, candidates with a related Master's Degree and with 5 or more years of relevant teaching and applied research/consulting experience and academic credentials may also be considered. b.Experience in applied, interdisciplinary teaching and research. c.Demonstrated commitment to an applied research agenda in nonprofit management, philanthropy, public management and/or social entrepreneurship areas. d.Commitment to graduate and undergraduate student teaching and advising, including online teaching. e.Commitment to training and leadership development for public/nonprofit sector leaders.
a.Working in teams with diverse faculty/professional staff. b.Record of successful external funding and consulting. c.Online teaching experience. d.Experience with curriculum development.
Planning Unit: Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
Department: Voinovich Schl of Leadership & Public Affairs
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Jason Jolley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefit package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
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