Bloch School of Management - Department of Public Affairs
Instructor, Visiting Professor, Teaching Professor (open rank), or Executive in Residence Bloch School of Management
Job Opening ID: 29791
The Department of Public Affairs of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications for a non-tenure track faculty position from outstanding candidates with expertise in public administration and/or public policy. Non-tenure track roles include: Instructor, Visiting Professor (open rank), ranked non-tenure track Teaching Professor, or Executive in Residence. Candidates are required to have: a) PhD in public administration or a related discipline with significant coursework relevant to expected teaching responsibilities (consideration will also be given to doctoral candidates with ABD status); or b) Master's or JD degree with significant coursework related to the teaching discipline and significant and relevant industry experience. The desired start date is Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. This is a full-time position with benefits.
Responsibilities: 1) Teach graduate (and potentially undergraduate) courses using traditional and online modalities. Teaching assignment may include one or more core courses in our MPA program (e.g., politics of administration, research methods, financial accountability, policy analysis, program evaluation), a core course in the MBA program (management in context), and depending on the expertise, undergraduate and graduate courses in the emphasis areas noted below. 2) Maintain faculty qualification through, as appropriate, scholarly research, applied research, and/or industry engagement. 3) Support the school's mission through internal and external service.
The Department of Public Affairs, which is home to the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership and the Cookingham Institute for Urban Affairs, offers an MPA accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), participates in UMKC's interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, and is known for its commitment to scholarship, teaching, and outreach in public administration. The program includes emphasis options in urban administration and policy, health administration, and nonprofit leadership and management. The department also contributes courses to the BBA, EMBA, and Professional MBA programs at the Bloch School.
The Bloch School enrolls over 1700 undergraduate and graduate students and also offers extensive non-credit programming through executive and continuing education. The Bloch School has over 60 full-time faculty and also partners with a talented group of adjunct faculty, many of whom who are in leadership roles at organizations in the region. The school is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences for a broad range of students. We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding career. We serve undergraduate students who are focused on developing skills for their first professional assignment. We serve experienced professionals seeking to make a career change. And we serve students pursing specialized graduate degrees and certificates.
The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with corporations, start-ups, non-profits, and governmental organizations throughout the Kansas City region. Our partners are engaged with the Bloch School by serving on Advisory Boards, supporting career programs, engaging in the classroom, and providing opportunities for internships and experiential learning. We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to meet their talent development needs.
The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPAA accreditation, is committed to offering innovative programs and to ensuring students have access to outstanding career and student support services, vibrant student organizations, and opportunities to engage in global business experiences
Candidates are required to have: a) PhD in public administration or a related discipline with significant coursework relevant to expected teaching responsibilities (consideration will also be given to doctoral candidates with ABD status); or b) Master's or JD degree with significant coursework related to the teaching discipline and significant and relevant industry experience.
Full Time/Part Time
This is a 9-month, full-time, benefit eligible position.
Salary is commensurate upon experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The desired start date is Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.
Candidates need to apply online:. To assure full consideration, electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate's ability to meet stated qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications (if any), and the names and contact information of at least three references. Application materials must be submitted by clicking the "Apply Now" tab below. Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) in filenames.
For questions concerning the position, please contact Mary A Morgan (816-235-2331). If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to final candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of that transcript must be sent to the Office of the Dean, Business Office, Attention: Mary A. Morgan, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, 5110 Cherry Street, Suite 223, Kansas City, Missouri 64110. You must hold a Ph.D. prior to the appointment effective date. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees.
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