Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy

Position ID:GaTech-School of Public Policy-VP [#13900]
Position Title: Visiting Professor-Public Policy
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Economics / Public Administration, Management, Public Finance, statistics, Public budgeting
Appl Deadline:2019/07/12 (posted 2019/06/17, listed until 2019/08/01)
Position Description:    

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy is seeking applications for a visiting faculty position during academic year 2019-2020, beginning in August 2019. This visiting faculty opportunity is a full-time position with eligibility for benefits. The candidate will be expected to teach two courses each semester, to actively engage in research and scholarly activities, and to participate in service to the School, College, and Institute.

We are seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in public policy, public administration, economics, management or related fields with expertise to teach courses on public finance, public budgeting, and statistics to public policy students in bachelors, masters and Ph.D. programs. Core policy areas of the department include: science, technology and innovation; energy and environmental; information and communication technologies; regional innovation; urban economic development; and ethical inquiry. Our work in these areas benefits from synergies with Georgia Tech’s world-class engineering, computer science, design, and biomedical science curriculums, and a tradition of interdisciplinary innovative research. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Applicants should submit the following information: (1) a letter of application addressed to the Chair of the School of Public Policy; (2) a curriculum vita; (3) a statement of research and teaching interests with clear evidence of demonstrated teaching success; (4) a copy of at least one publication; and (5) names and contact information of three references. Please apply electronically by sending applicant materials as one combined PDF to: hiring@pubpolicy.gatech.edu. Requests for information may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Gordon Kingsley at gkingsley@gatech.edu. Applicants are encouraged to submit applicant materials by July 12, 2019 for optimal consideration. Applicant screening will begin immediately and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted virtually during the week of July 24, 2019. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

The School of Public Policy has 31 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. programs. See our webpage at http://spp.gatech.edu/ for more information. Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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Contact: Gordon Kingsley
Email: email
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School of Public Policy
685 Cherry Street
Atlanta,GA 30332
Web Page: www.spp.gatech.edu

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