Pool – Lecturer - 21346BR
Pool – Lecturer
Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in the School of Public Affairs & Administration consistent with departmental instructional needs. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.
Lecturers may teach in any academic program offered by the School of Public Affairs & Administration including:
• Undergraduate program in public administration
• Undergraduate program in law and society
• Master’s of Urban Planning (MUP) program
• Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) program
Course needs vary and include the following areas: Public Finance; Public Management; Nonprofit Management; Performance Management; Auditing; Human Resources Management; Budgeting and Policy Analysis; Public Policy and Administration; Organizational Analysis; Ethics; Quantitative Methods; Organizational Change; Information Technology; Law & Society; Urban Planning; Housing and Development; Sustainable Land Use Planning; Transportation; Electives related to the above topics.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
100% - Lecturer Duties: Teach a specified number of courses per semester. Courses may be undergraduate or graduate level and may be taught face-to-face, hybrid or online.
• Design course content and syllabus in accordance with departmental guidance and KU standards, utilizing resources provided by the School and University as needed.
• Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction.
• Provide instruction for course(s). Instructional expectations for online courses match those of the face-to-face experience.
• Develop & administer assignments & tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
• Be available for students involved in classes taught. “Office hours” may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
• Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.
To teach undergraduate courses, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Possess a master’s degree in a related field
2. Possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus five (5) or more years of work experience directly related to specific area of instruction
To teach master’s courses, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Possess a PhD in a related field
2. Possess a master’s degree in a related field plus five (5) or more years of work experience directly related to the specific area of instruction
3. Possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus eight (8) or more years of work experience directly related to the specific area of instruction
Additional Candidate Instructions
• A letter of application, including a list of courses the applicant is qualified to teach (https://kupa.ku.edu/class-offerings)
• A curriculum vitae
• The names and contact information (including email) for three professional references
Review of applications is ongoing and hires will be made as positions become available throughout the academic year.
Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing