DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 48955 Rank: Assistant Professor College/School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Responsibilities:
The School of Public Service at DePaul University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in Public Policy and Policy Evaluation to begin fall quarter 2020. We are committed to attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups knowing that diversity enriches the academic experience and advances innovation.
Screening of applications begins October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
We seek a strong teacher with an active research agenda who is a broadly trained scholar of public policy and can contribute directly to the School’s core curriculum. The successful candidate would demonstrate expertise in policy development, analysis, implementation, and evaluation. A secondary specialization in an area that complements the School’s existing strengths in housing and urban policy, health care policy and administration, or public and international affairs, is preferred. An ability to teach statistics and/or research methods is also welcomed. We are looking for someone who will contribute significantly to the delivery and leadership of the School’s mission and primarily in its Masters in Public Policy and Masters in Public Administration degrees. The position also encourages building cross-disciplinary relationships within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences with programs such as Applied Diplomacy, Public Health, Sustainable Urban Development, Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development and other degree programs, particularly those in the collaborative Urban Cluster.
DePaul University’s School of Public Service has been preparing graduate students for careers in public service for almost fifty years. Located in the heart of Chicago’s downtown Loop, the School delivers five masters degree programs with a focus on public administration and nonprofit management. Degree programs in the School are accredited by NASPAA. For more information see: https://las.depaul.edu/academics/school-of-public-service/Pages/default.aspx . DePaul is a teaching- intensive university. Tenure track faculty teach a 6-course load over 3 quarters. The School of Public Service focuses on graduate teaching, but the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach undergraduates as required.
Required Qualifications: At the time of appointment, the candidate must: 1) possess a Ph.D. in public policy, public affairs, public administration, political science, or a related field; 2) have a record of peer-reviewed publication appropriate to career stage; and 3) demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with students, practitioners, and the public.
Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) relevance of their scholarly research to the School’s academic priorities and fields of inquiry, c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and d) strength of recommendations from their referees. Candidates will also be evaluated according to evidence of attention to cultural diversity in teaching, research, and/or service and the proven ability to contribute to the University’s commitment to equity and diversity.
DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. We require: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) contact information for three references; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogy; and 5) up to three representative publications/examples of research. Candidates may also submit syllabi for up to three recently taught courses.
Full position information and application directions available at: TBA
For questions about the position, contact PubServ@depaul.edu. For any questions about the application process (after reviewing the application directions online), please contact the School’s administrator, Brianna Mattia (BMATTIA@depaul.edu) or 312.362.6794.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.