The College of Professional Studies seeks a half-time non tenure-track Research Methods faculty member to teach in its Doctor of Law and Policy (DLP) Program. The DLP program is an accelerated, practice-based doctoral program designed to allow its students to investigate real-world issues that will contribute to policymaking decisions. The DLP program seeks to prepare its students to utilize the knowledge they gain in the DLP Program to better understand and transform their profession, organizations, and industry. The DLP program involves a rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum including both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The methods faculty position in the DLP Program will involve not only leading the research methods course sequence, but also assisting students in conducting well-designed research with practical policy applications. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to work with DLP students, a group comprised of accomplished, high level, midcareer professionals who come from places such as government, nonprofit, research organizations, consulting firms, and corporations.
Actual course load will vary with other responsibilities associated with Doctor of Law and Policy program, which include: (1) working collaboratively with the Program Director and Assistant Program Director, and other faculty to ensure integration across all three streams of the curriculum, (2) advising students on doctoral thesis projects (3) taking part in program and course quality assurance, and (4) managing special projects as assigned.
Classes are conducted in a blended format, part in person and part online. Thus, faculty need not be Boston-based and the DLP welcomes applications from faculty located throughout the country.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching abilities and a dedication to continued improvement as an educator. Experience teaching at the masters level, teaching and developing online courses, and proven success in working with international students are desired attributes. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and characteristics: A Ph.D. or JD (both preferred) and 3+ years teaching experience appropriate to Research Methods, Statistics, and/or Law and Policy. A background in applied policy research, evaluation research, and policy analysis and/or 3+ years of experience translating research for use in the policy realm is preferred. Demonstrated excellence in teaching within higher education is also preferred. Online teaching experience preferred. Technology fluency (Blackboard) is also required.
Additional Information: This is a non-tenure track, annually renewable position. This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes required evening hours and the possibility of weekend hours. Travel to the Universitys Regional Campuses may be required.
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