Position and Responsibilities:
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in August 2020 in the Department of Economics or the Department of Public Management and Policy at the Associate or Full Professor level. Due to an expansion in our evidence-based policy research, we are most interested in an experienced scholar who can make a substantial contribution to our applied public finance research cluster which includes the Center for State and Local Finance, the Fiscal Research Center, and the International Center for Public Policy. The ideal candidate will have interest in a leadership role in the cluster and will be a senior member of one of the academic departments. Applicants should have a primary research and teaching interest in public economics, public finance, public budgeting or public financial management, taxation, as well as strong interests in applied policy research. This position requires a doctorate degree from an accredited university in one of the following fields of study: economics, public policy, political science or public management. The hire will have access to unique administrative data and will be interested in using advanced big data empirical techniques. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and senior leadership of the cluster. The latter will be compensated via administrative release time.
- Ph.D. in economics, public policy, political science or public management
- Primary research and teaching interest in public economics, public finance, public budgeting or public financial management, taxation, as well as strong interests in applied policy research. Demonstrated success attracting external research funding
- Ability to pass a full background check
- Eligible to work in the U.S.
Condition of Work and Benefits
- Forty-hour work week
- Twelve paid holidays
- Sick Leave
- Faculty rank and status
- Tenure track
- Support for research and professional activities
- Retirement plans include:
- Teachers Retirement System
- Group health and life insurance
- Social Security
- Optional pre-tax benefits
Salary and Rank
Salary commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience. Appointment at a faculty rank, on a contract renewal basis. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; curriculum vita; name, address and phone number of three references. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14944). No paper applications will be accepted unless specifically solicited.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a university with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women and minorities.
The Department of Public Management and Policy (PMAP) seeks a talented scholar and teacher with expertise in social entrepreneurship for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position. The successful candidate will expand and complement our Nonprofit Studies Program and will direct the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) with a concentration in Social Entrepreneurship that began in fall 2016. Candidates should have earned their doctorates by August 2020. The anticipated start date is Fall 2020.
The successful candidate will have an active research agenda focusing on social entrepreneurship. We welcome applicants with backgrounds in public administration and policy, business, law, economics, urban planning and related fields. Additional research interests in social enterprise, social innovation, business incubators and accelerators, sustainability, social impact investing, community development, and corporate social responsibility are particularly desirable. The successful candidate will also direct the BIS program, help to promote the BIS degree to undergraduates, and work to develop and expand existing partnerships within the university and with the social entrepreneurship community including advising the social entrepreneurship club and holding a social business plan competition and social innovation jam. Release time will be available to support these activities.
The Nonprofit Studies Program has existing research strengths in nonprofit finance, social enterprise, international NGOs, and arts and culture nonprofits. The Andrew Young School ranks 21st overall among graduate programs in public affairs and 9th in nonprofit management in the US News rankings. The PMAP department also ranks 7th in local government management, 8th in urban policy, 8th in public budgeting and finance, 19th in public management and leadership, and 22nd in public policy analysis. Located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia State University is one of the country’s top urban public research universities and has one of the most diverse student bodies. US News calls GSU the 2nd most innovative university in the U.S. and ranks it 3rd in undergraduate teaching.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, and names and contact information for three references at https://apply.interfolio.com/68745 The position requires a doctorate in an appropriate field of study from an accredited university. Candidate must be eligible to work in the USA. At the time of offer, a background check will be required. Consideration of applications will begin on October 30, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
Information about the Andrew Young School is available at www.aysps.gsu.edu. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. The position is subject to budgetary approval.
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University seeks a strong teacher to fill a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in the Department of Public Management and Policy, beginning fall 2020. The successful applicant will be expected to teach up to eight courses per year, perform community outreach, and provide university service. Course load reductions are available for activities such as special initiatives and administrative responsibilities. Candidates for this position must bring a strong background and commitment to teaching in the PMAP core courses including research methods, policy analysis, and capstone courses.
The department offers a NASPAA-accredited MPA program, master’s and undergraduate degrees in public policy, and a doctorate in public policy. The Andrew Young School ranks 21st among graduate programs in public affairs in the US News rankings. The PMAP department also ranks 7th in local government management, 8th in urban policy, 8th in public budgeting and finance, 9th in nonprofit management, 19th in public management and leadership, and 22nd in public policy analysis. US News calls GSU the 2nd most innovative university in the U.S. and ranks it 3rd in undergraduate teaching. Located in downtown Atlanta, GSU is one of the country’s top urban public research universities and has one of the most diverse student bodies. The school is committed to graduating students who can improve policy-making and management at all levels of government and the nonprofit sector.
Candidates must submit all materials through http://apply.interfolio.com/71693. Required materials are as follows: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations. Submissions through other means will not be accepted. The position requires a doctorate in an appropriate field. Candidate must be eligible to work in the USA. At the time of offer, a background check will be required. All applications received by January 10th will be given full consideration.
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