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Clinical Professor in Public Management more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:May 25, 2017


The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs (LBJ School) at the University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a Clinical Professor of Public Management to teach this core subject in the LBJ master's degree programs. The successful applicant will develop and teach courses designed to equip LBJ graduates with the skills needed to implement the policies of government agencies and non-profit organizations.  

The School intends to make innovative teaching about policy implementation match the School's national reputation for policy development and analysis.  While teaching courses in public management, the Clinical Professor of Public Management, working with the Dean and faculty, will also help strengthen the School's inter-disciplinary academic research effort into more effective, equitable public management.

The School seeks applications from candidates with extensive public management experience for appointment to the faculty as a Clinical Professor. Extensive experience, at executive levels, leading government or non-profit organizations is a required qualification.  A Ph.D. or other terminal degree public management or related fields is strongly preferred.  Experience in teaching public management also is strongly preferred. 

Appointment as a Clinical Professor of Public Management will be through a negotiated three-year contract, with the prospect of renewal and extension of the contract for an additional three years after a performance review by the Dean and faculty.

The LBJ School comprises more than 40 faculty members and approximately 300 graduate students, and offers multi-disciplinary curricula leading to the degrees of Master of Public Affairs, Master of Global Policy Studies, and Ph.D. in Public Policy. 


Eligible candidates must offer evidence of the requisite qualifications to teach graduate courses in public management. Examples of requisite qualifications include: substantial practitioner experience at executive levels, teaching experience, and published research in the fields of: human resources management, acquisition and contracting, information technology management, organization development, and performance measurement.

Successful candidates will offer evidence of their experience in working with diverse student and community populations.  Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate interest in, and likelihood of success with, establishing dynamic, productive inter-disciplinary research, and teaching relationships with other University of Texas at Austin schools and faculty.

EEO Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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