Posting Summary: The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia seeks applications for part-time instructors interested in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate short courses during the next academic year. Those hired into this position will be contracted for individual courses as needed. A post-graduate degree is preferred, and, the ability to teach courses on major policy issues or skills is required. A record of excellence in teaching and/or public service in government, non-profit, or for-profit organizations is highly desirable.
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 and an understanding of the changing context of public policy in the 21st century. The core faculty includes economists, political scientists, psychologists, and historians, enriched by professors of practice who bring real-world policy-making expertise to the classroom. The School currently offers the MPP degree, as well as an accelerated MPP program and an undergraduate major in public policy and leadership. The School also offers dual degree programs with the Darden School of Business (MPP/ MBA), the School of Law (MPP/ JD) and other UVA professional schools. In fall 2011, the Batten School moved into its permanent home, Garrett Hall, which underwent a multimillion dollar renovation and is located adjacent to Thomas Jefferson's historic Lawn. The School is made possible by a $100 million endowment gift from the late Frank Batten, Sr.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.virginia.edu. Search posting# 0617497. Complete a Candidate Profile and attach a CV. Review of applications occurs on a rolling basis to satisfy the School's instructional needs. Only applications completed as instructed above will receive full consideration.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.