UMass Amherst: two full-time (non-tenure track) two-year (renewable) contract Lecturers

The Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( invites applications for two full-time (non-tenure track) two-year (renewable) contract Lecturers, starting September 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin on March 17th.  Joya Misra ( notes that this position an excellent opportunity for those interested in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and teaching. Lecturers at UMass are unionized and have good benefits.

The successful candidate will have research and/or professional experience and a doctorate in Public Policy, Public Affairs or a related discipline, and a demonstrated record of excellent teaching  in one or more of the following areas: public management, nonprofit management, program evaluation, public organizations, conflict resolution, personnel management, and/or public finance and budgeting. The persons hired will teach four to five courses per year, depending on duties regarding administrative support for academic programs.   Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence (syllabi, student evaluations, teaching philosophy) through our online application system:  Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately to Lecturer Search, Center for Public Policy and Administration, Gordon Hall, 418 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002.  Inquiries may be directed to   Review of applications will begin on March 17th, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and its departments and programs value diversity of faculty, students and curriculum as a key component of academic excellence. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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