JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
University of Virginia
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, UNITED STATES
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
H -- Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy seeks applications to fill one or more lecturer positions to begin in the fall of 2015. Successful candidates will have an established record of excellent teaching. 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 demonstrate preparation to teach undergraduate and Master of Public Policy (MPP) students in at least two of the following areas: Research Methods and Data Analysis, Economics for Public Policy, or project courses in applied policy analysis. Candidates should also be prepared to mentor students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to play an active role in the intellectual life of the Batten School.
This is a fixed-term, one-year or two-year position, with a possibility of renewal. Specific terms are dependent on qualifications and experience. Rank, salaries, benefits, and support for research and teaching 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 0615806. 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 March 1, 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.
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