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Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Public Policy Leadership, University of Mississippi

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Preference will be given to those with teaching experience in Ethics, Political Philosophy, or Philosophy of Law.
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location 1806 University Circle, MS 38677, Mississippi, United States
Job description

Department of Public Policy Leadership. The Department of Public Policy Leadership at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to start in August 2020. The term of the position will be 2 semesters with the possibility of renewal. ABD or Ph.D. in Philosophy, Political Theory, or a related field is required.

Preference will be given to those with teaching experience in Ethics, Political Philosophy, or Philosophy of Law. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester. Each term, the successful candidate will teach the following courses: PPL 212 - “Critical Thinking, Communication, and Public Policy” and PPL 300 – “Public Policy and Ethics”. They could also teach a further undergraduate course already in the curriculum or in their area of specialization.

The Department of Public Policy Leadership provides a challenging undergraduate major that prepares high-performing students for positions of leadership in an increasingly complex world. It maintains small class sizes and seminar style teaching environments. The interdisciplinary curriculum for the major incorporates geography, political science, economics, philosophy, and public policy/administration. The program emphasizes in-depth understanding of policy issues, the global nature of responsible decision making, the ethical imperatives of leadership, critical thinking and communication skills, and the methodological skills necessary for careful policy analysis. Visit our Website at http://leadership.olemiss.edu (http://leadership.olemiss.edu/).

All applications must be completed online

at: https://careers.olemiss.edu (https://careers.olemiss.edu/). A cover letter, curriculum vitae, the contact information of three references, and a teaching portfolio (teaching statement, syllabi and evaluations, if available) should be included in the online application. The review of applications will begin on January 6, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Mississippi, rated a “best college to work for” by The “Chronicle of Higher Education,” is an EEO/AA/TitleIX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
All applications must be completed online at: https://careers.olemiss.edu. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, the contact information of three references, and a teaching portfolio (teaching statement, syllabi and evaluations, if available) should be included in the online application. The review of applications will begin on January 6, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Web address to apply https://careers.olemiss.edu/
Deadline for full consideration: January 6, 2020, 12:00am CST
Hard deadline January 31, 2020, 12:00am CST
Contact
Web address for more information http://leadership.olemiss.edu/
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Time created October 1, 2019, 2:45pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2020, 12:00am CST
Last updated October 1, 2019, 2:45pm EST
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