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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

University of Virginia, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452455
Date Posted: 12/15/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lecturer
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
Public Policy
Political Science
Quantitative Social Sciences
Management and Organizational Behavior
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia seeks applications to fill one or more faculty positions to begin in the fall of 2015. Successful candidates will be leaders of teaching innovation at the School and will participate in peer observation, provision of resources and training for faculty, curricular development, and innovation beyond the traditional classroom setting. Candidates must have an established record of superior teaching and a demonstrated interest in pedagogy.

We welcome applications from scholars who have earned doctorates in economics, public policy, political science, quantitative social sciences, management and organizational behavior, psychology, or related fields. Candidates should be prepared to teach and mentor students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We have a preference for candidates prepared to teach several of the following courses: Research Methods and Data Analysis, Economics for Public Policy, Applied Policy Project, Leadership in the Public Arena, Social Psychology for Leadership, and Strategies and Processes for Negotiation.

This is a fixed-term, multiple-year position with the possibility of renewal. Specific terms are dependent on qualifications, experience, and rank. Salaries, benefits, and support for research and pedagogic innovation are highly competitive.

Built upon the strong foundation of one of the nation's top public universities, the Batten School combines rigorous training in policy analysis with a unique emphasis on the acquisition of leadership skills. The governing faculty includes economists, political scientists, and psychologists, and our mission is enriched by professors of practice who bring real-world policymaking expertise to the classroom. The School offers the two-year MPP degree, as well as an accelerated MPP program and a selective undergraduate major in public policy and leadership. The School also offers dual degree programs with the Curry School of Education (MPP/ PhD), School of Medicine (MPP/ MPH), Darden School of Business (MPP/ MBA), School of Law (MPP/ JD), and the School of Architecture (MPP/ MUEP). The School has grown rapidly over the past 7 years, and currently has an endowment of over $130 million. Teaching quality is a priority for the School, and the successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with the university’s Teaching Resource Center.

To apply, complete a Candidate Profile on-line at by searching on Posting Number 0615436. Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, a reflective teaching statement, summary of student evaluations, and contact information of three professional references. Applications received prior to February 15, 2015 will receive priority. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link