Professor of Practice in International Development and Public Policy

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Title Professor of Practice in International Development and Public Policy
School Harvard Kennedy School
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Position Description

The John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University seeks experienced practitioners in International Development to participate in our research, practice and teaching activities. We are especially interested in applicants who have had substantial high-level management or policy experience in government, in international organizations, in the not-for-profit sector or in business, and who have a talent for and interest in teaching. We expect to make a full-time appointment at the level of non-tenured Professor of Practice.

The mission of Harvard Kennedy School is to train enlightened public leaders and generate the ideas that provide solutions to the world’s most challenging public problems. The school serves about 900 degree program students and about 4000 executive program participants each year, in an active and engaging research environment, hosting numerous seminar series and high-profile events each year. Our approach to international development training is economics-centered, but also multidisciplinary; we combine rigorous training in analytical and quantitative methods with an emphasis on policy and practice.

Applicants must be willing and able to successfully teach students in our two-year degree programs, as well as the experienced professionals in our executive programs. An understanding of the conceptual and social science underpinnings of public policy and management, and the ability to convey conceptual as well as practical knowledge are crucial, as is commitment to the public service mission of Harvard Kennedy School. A doctoral, professional or other higher degree is preferred.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome applications from women, members of minority groups and other who bring diverse perspectives to the fields of policy and management. Please submit application materials, including a cover letter, CV, relevant publications (if any) and evidence of teaching potential to http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7964
We will begin considering applications on January 12, 2018, and continue to do so until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must be willing and able to successfully teach students in our two-year degree programs, as well as the experienced professionals in our executive programs. An understanding of the conceptual and social science underpinnings of public policy and management, and the ability to convey conceptual as well as practical knowledge are crucial, as is commitment to the public service mission of Harvard Kennedy School. A doctoral, professional or other higher degree is preferred.

Additional Qualifications

We are especially interested in applicants who have had substantial high-level management or policy experience in government, in international organizations, in the not-for-profit sector or in business, and who have a talent for and interest in teaching.

Special Instructions
Contact Information

Laura Medeiros
Director of Faculty Appointments

Contact Email laura_medeiros@hks.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Publication
  2. Publication 2
  3. Publication 3
  4. Course Evaluation
  5. Sample Syllabus
  6. Publication 4
  7. Publication 5
  8. Publication 6
  9. Paper 1
  10. Paper 2
  11. Proposed Course Description