The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in its traditional and online Master of Public Service degree programs to begin July 1, 2020. Located on the campus of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center (https://www.clintonlibrary.gov) 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.
We seek candidates who have completed all requirements for the PhD or equivalent degree in a broad range of social science disciplines or cross-disciplinary program areas. Preference will be given to candidates who are equipped to teach across the traditional MPS (https://www.clintonschool.uasys.edu/academics/curriculum/core-courses) and the online MPS (https://www.clintonschool.uasys.edu/academics/curriculum/cso-course-descriptions)
degree programs 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.
The Center is seeking a full-time Fellow to provide coordination for The Center through the execution of responsibilities critical to the success of the Center’s mission and to support the work of The Center in exploring community philanthropy as a pathway to social change and racial equity in Arkansas. The Fellow will report to the Director and will act in coordination with senior staff.
Salary, Hours, and Duration: Competitive salary plus medical benefits, full time, for 1 year.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. Strong computer & information management skills, including access to, and retrieval of, internet based information and academic research. Must demonstrate interest, energy, and enthusiasm for community philanthropy, community engagement, grassroots organizing, and public service.
Interested candidates please send resumes to Leaundra Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org
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