Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy
The College of Public Policy at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks applications and nominations for the Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy for the 2014-15 academic year. The Distinguished Visiting Professor in Public Policy recognizes a faculty member or policymaker who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in his or her field in the areas of public policy, public administration, criminal justice, social work, demography or other related field.
JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants or nominees should have a record of scholarly excellence and of strong classroom teaching. The Distinguished Visitor will teach one course and will be encouraged to present workshops on research and participate broadly in the intellectual life of the College of Public Policy. Contingent on funding availability, the Distinguished Visitor may also organize a conference on a topic of interest to the visitor.
The College of Public Policy is committed to diversifying its community and consequently welcomes expressions of interest from, or nominations of, professors who contribute to that diversity. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an equal opportunity campus and encourages any candidates who will contribute to the excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
ABOUT UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in health, energy, security, sustainability, and human and social development. With nearly 29,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of candidates will begin upon receipt. For additional information please visit www.utsa.edu/copp. A letter of interest/nomination and current CV should be submitted no later than January 15, 2014 and should be directed to:
Associate Professor & Director Policy Studies Center
501 West César E. Chávez Blvd.
San Antonio, Texas 78207