Public Service Research Brown Bag this Friday 11/4/2016 – Dr. Ken Chilton (PA Dept) on gentrification and displacement in Nashville

This Friday, 11/4/2016 we have our last Public Service Research Brown Bag get-together of the semester at Avon Williams Campus – Dr. Chilton’s presentation is titled "The role of policy in neighborhood change: gentrification and displacement in Nashville, Tennessee." Hope you can join us. We will be in Room 203 at noon like last time, feel free to bring your lunch.

If you are interested in a Spring talk date, please let Dr. Streams know…You can always access the full schedule online.

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Senior Research Associate position at Vanderbilt in the new Tennessee Education Research Alliance

Link to job posting (has more information than this post)

Senior Research Associate-1605391

The Tennessee Education Research Alliance is a research-practice partnership between the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee Department of Education. Powered by a top quality longitudinal data set and top of field researchers, The Alliance is poised to be a national leader in practice focused research. The Alliance represents one of only a few attempts to create a rigorous research consortium aimed squarely at influencing state education policy, a role that becomes ever more important in the current context where states play an increasingly large role in education governance. The work of The Alliance will aim to directly and immediately inform state policy and practice. The organization will conduct research on questions of greatest urgency to the state and ensure that actionable findings are brought to the attention of policymakers and practitioners to whom they are important.

The Senior Research Associate will be a critical member of The Alliance team and the first full-time dedicated research staff of the organization.

The Senior Research Associate will:

  • Prepare and publish original research, research syntheses, policy briefs, and other products as needed.
  • Independently carry out and design highly sophisticated and independent experiments and research projects.
  • Mentor and train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in developing their research projects.
  • Report to the Executive Director and work in partnership with the Faculty Director to create key research products.

Basic Qualifications

Job requires a Doctorate and 5 years of experience or the equivalent.

Preferred Education, Skills, and Experiences:

  • Strong independent research experience, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a desire to create products that bridge the gap between research and practice.
  • Demonstrated evidence of ability to obtain independent external funding, of significant intellectual contribution to research programs, and of publication of research findings in peer reviewed journals as senior author.
  • Demonstrated evidence of ability to translate research findings into language accessible to policymakers and practitioners.
  • Experience working in a K-12 school preferred
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COMPA call for proposals closes October 31 for the March 2017 conference in ATL

The National Conference of Minority Public Administrators, an ASPA section (COMPA), will be holding their Spring 2017 conference from March 15-17 in coordination with the national ASPA meeting held in Atlanta, GA.

If you are interested in presenting and/or attending, please review the information linked here as soon as possible, as the current deadline for COMPA proposals is October 31, 2016. The call for papers is linked below as is the overall conference website with registration, hotel, fee etc. information. Students are encouraged to participate.

http://www.compaspanet.com/conference.html

http://www.compaspanet.com/assets/COMPA_CALL_FOR_PAPERS_booklet.pdf

If you would like to learn more about the conference, in addition to the links above you can review materials from the 2016 conference in Jackson here:

https://www.facebook.com/COMPA-2016-187603198264759

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Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University

Trachtenberg School Faculty Position

AssistantProfessor of Public Policy and Public Administration

Application is invited for a tenure-track faculty position in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University, beginning as early as fall 2017. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank. The Trachtenberg School is nationally ranked among the top twenty graduate programs in public affairs, and is designated as a Center of Excellence by the George Washington University. We offer masters degrees in public policy (MPP), public administration (MPA) and a PhD in Public Policy and Administration.

Position Description Summary:

We seek scholars with a strong research profile or demonstrated scholarly potential in public budgeting and/or public finance. Applicants whose scholarly work combines research in nonprofit management or social policy and in public budgeting or public finance will also receive consideration. Applicants must have the ability to teach core courses in the MPP and/or MPA and PhD programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

(1) PhD in public administration, public policy or related field (e.g., economics, political science). ABDs will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment.

(2) Potential to establish a sustained program of academic research resulting in a strong publication record as evidenced by scholarly publications or works in progress.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please complete an online faculty application at tssearch

Pending final budgetary approval, review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 1, 2016 may be considered for interviews at the APPAM fall research conference in Washington DC. Applications received by November 30, 2016 will still be guaranteed full consideration and may be considered for interviews at the AEA meetings in Chicago. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

For more information, send an email to tssearch Also see our web site at www.tspppa.gwu.edu.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Postdoc fellow in Dept. of Public Admin. and Policy

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral fellow at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning January 1, 2017 and ending August 31,
2018.

Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by December 2016 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.

We welcome applications from candidates who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Field of study is open but candidates conducting research in areas that build upon the strength of DPAP’s faculty are especially welcome including the policy
areas of education, health, and poverty as well as nonprofit and public management research. Postdoctoral Fellows will participate fully in the academic life of the department, including engaging with faculty and participation in DPAP’s research seminar series.

Teaching responsibilities will include four courses per academic year in the school’s Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, and minor in Public Administration and Policy.

Salary and benefits are competitive.

Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit applications via
apply.interfolio.com/37086
.

Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), three reference letters, and copies of recently published articles or working papers.

Interviews will be conducted at the APPAM Conference in Washington, DC.

Please email dpapsearch, if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

www.american.edu
.

Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Government; Justice, Law, & Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The Department of Public Administration & Policy offers six graduate
degrees, an undergraduate minor, and several graduate certificates. Its programs are consistently ranked among the best in the field of public affairs by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the School of Public Affairs at

www.american.edu/spa
and about the Department of Public Administration & Policy at

www.american.edu/dpap
.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal
or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

Application Information

Contact:

American University

Online App. Form:

https://apply.interfolio.com/37086

Jocelyn M Johnston

Professor and MPA Director

Department of Public Administration and Policy

School of Public Affairs

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Washington DC 20016

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Two positions at Auburn University at Montgomery

Two positions at Auburn University at Montgomery in the College of Public Policy and Justice.

(1)
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2017. The Department seeks candidates with a research and teaching specialization in any area of public administration or public policy. A completed Ph.D. is required prior to appointment.

Teaching responsibilities include graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise in the Department’s NASPAA accredited master’s degree program in public administration
as well as undergraduate political science courses. Opportunities exist to teach doctoral courses. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/2304

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016. To apply, complete an online application at
http://www.jobs.aum.edu and upload a cover letter identifying teaching areas, teaching philosophy and research agenda, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), one writing sample, and a professional reference sheet. Three confidential letters of reference must be sent by email to

politicalscience@aum.edu or by mail to:

PA & Policy Search Committee
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Auburn University at Montgomery
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
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(2) The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a tenure-track
assistant professor position in public policy to begin August 2017. The Department seeks candidates with a research and teaching specialization in any of the following areas of public policy: health policy, social policy, economic development, community development, sustainable development, intergovernmental relations, state and local government, and/or urban policy. Expertise in these areas is expected to be in the context of the United States. Candidates also must possess the capacity to contribute to departmental efforts
to increase community outreach and engagement with government officials and practitioners in the greater Montgomery area. A completed Ph.D. is required prior to appointment.
Teaching responsibilities normally include undergraduate courses offered to political science majors and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise in the Department’s NASPAA accredited master’s degree program in public administration. Opportunities exist to teach doctoral courses. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/867

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016. To apply, complete an online application at

http://www.jobs.aum.edu and upload a cover letter identifying teaching areas, teaching philosophy and research agenda, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), one writing sample, and a professional reference sheet. Three confidential letters of reference must be sent by email to

politicalscience@aum.edu or by mail to:

Public Policy Search Committee
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Auburn University at Montgomery
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023

Auburn University at Montgomery ranks among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report, and is located seven miles from the city center and state capitol complex. The university enrolls approximately 5000 undergraduate and graduate students and attracts a diverse student body. The Department of Political Science and Public Administration includes nine tenure-track faculty and offers an undergraduate degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration. It also offers a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Policy jointly with Auburn University’s Department of Political Science.
Auburn University at Montgomery is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
While this position is opened until filled, Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

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Clinical Faculty Position in Management – NYU

A different type of position also open at NYU:

CLINICAL FACULTY POSITION IN MANAGEMENT

The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University (NYU Wagner) seeks to hire a Clinical faculty member with expertise in the management of government agencies, hospitals, and/or not-for-profit organizations. Applicants must hold an earned graduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) and have at least 10 years of professional experience in public, healthcare, or not-for-profit management. We are particularly interested in applicants with experience teaching management in a graduate professional public administration program. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience in performance measurement and management, operations management, or financial management broadly.

As the successful candidate will join NYU Wagner’s full-time faculty, applicants should have a strong interest in interacting with faculty and students in a multi-disciplinary professional school of public service. In addition to teaching five graduate courses per academic year, the successful candidate will provide leadership to curricular and extracurricular activities that foster NYU Wagner’s intellectual environment and NYU Wagner students’ professional development.

Applications received by October 11, 2016 will receive full consideration, and the successful candidate will begin January 1, 2017. The position is open until filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, research publications (if available), teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information for at least three professional references via the link below.

https://apply.interfolio.com/37631

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community.

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