The Department of Urban Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University is searching for a part‐time lecturer to teach a two series course (2-credit Fall 2020; 1 credit Spring 2021), Reflections on Public Policy Practice and Integrative Seminar, while the current full-time instructor is on leave.
This course will be taught on Wednesdays 4:30-5:45pm. Instructors must also be willing to offer the course online as needed.
This graduate seminar is required for mid-career students enrolled in the MPP program (who all have 7 or more years of relevant professional experience) and must be taken in sequence (UEP 288/UEP 289). The seminar series supports students to learn about and integrate public policy concepts and frameworks with their existing knowledge and skills. Students will be introduced to key ideas, frameworks, and debates to help understand and explain the public policy process. The most recent syllabi are available as a reference here.
Candidates should have an MA/MS or PhD in public policy, urban planning, or related field. Those with real-world experience in public policy in government, nonprofit, and/or community sectors are preferred, as well as past teaching at the college-level.
All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/75349 . Please submit a cover letter, CV, available teaching evidence (syllabus, course evaluations, etc.) and contact information for three references. Questions about the position may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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