The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin July 1, 2019 in its Master of Public Service degree program. Located on the campus of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, the school offers the first Master of Public Service (MPS) degree in the nation.
The Clinton School is a multidisciplinary program that promotes a vision of world leaders who work with others to build healthy, engaged and vibrant communities. The mission of the School is to educate and prepare professionals in public service who understand, engage, and transform complex social, cultural, economic, and political systems to ensure equity, challenge oppression, and effect positive social change. For more information see our website at clintonschool.uasys.edu.
The Clinton School seeks candidates who have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent degree in relevant academic disciplines or cross-disciplinary program areas including but not limited to public policy, public administration, public health, political science, international studies, communication studies, social work, and economics. Preference will be given to candidates who are equipped to teach at least two of the following core courses: Communication and Social Ex(Change), The Theory and Practice of Global Development, Field Research Methods, and Program Evaluation (a description of the courses can be found online) and who have a record or promise in conducting and communicating research that is relevant to public-service practitioners and scholars. Candidates must also have a commitment to advising and mentoring MPS students.
To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and a letter describing teaching experience, public service research agenda and public service experience to the contact person listed below. The letter should also include your philosophy for teaching and evidence of effective teaching (i.e., summary of teaching evaluations and sample syllabi). In addition to the application letter applicants must submit the names of three references including a current or recent work supervisor.
Application materials should be sent electronically to:
Dr. Susan Hoffpauir, Academic Dean
University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
Application deadline is mid-December. Target date for on-campus interviews is early February.
The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women and minority candidates.