The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master's degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP enrolls almost 5,000 students each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks a Faculty Program Director to teach in and provide administrative leadership to the Applied Economics program, which serves more than 1000 graduate students. Of particular interest are candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds. The Faculty Program Director is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Senior Lecturer. The Faculty Program Director will have significant interaction/collaboration with the Applied Economics Associate Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and Program Coordinator, as well as with the Associate Dean for AAP, other Program Directors, AAP staff, and administrators. The Program Director reports to the Program Chair Applied Economics. Ideally, this position would start in time for the Fall 2020 semester. The Program Director will have the following faculty and administrative responsibilities:
Teaching 4 graduate courses per year, including the preparation for and time spent in the classroom (online or onsite), using best practices for online teaching, engaging and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in the learning process, responding to student questions;
Advising students in the Applied Economics program,
Providing innovative leadership for curriculum design and new course development to ensure the growth and delivery of quality programs;
submitting educational grants and serving as a principal investigator (PI).
Other academic duties normally performed by full-time or regular part-time faculty, such as participating on committees, attending academic events, or contributing to other academic service.
Providing overall supervision for the Applied Economics program, including management of both the Master's and Certificate programs
Overseeing full-time and adjunct faculty development, hiring, and evaluation; making personnel decisions in consultation with Program Chair and KSAS Dean or designee
Overseeing the budget for the program
Overseeing program admissions processes, including reviewing and approving prospect admission materials
Coordinating program promotion and outreach, including interacting with outside groups and developing external / internal partnerships;
Coordinating with staff in student and faculty services, online education, marketing, finance, and enrollment services departments on operational issues related to program administration
Other administrative duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Economics;
3-5 years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level;
3 or more years of experience at the Associate Director level, or equivalent administrative experience
1-3 years of economics-related professional work experience outside of academia, including but not limited to outside consulting or collaborative work done with economics organizations;
the ability to teach a wide variety of courses in the Applied Economics field.
demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum design
Terminal Degree in Economics;
5 or more years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level;
3 or more years of economics-related professional work experience outside of academia, including but not limited to outside consulting or collaborative work done with economics organizations
Strong organizational skills;
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Experience managing a degree or certificate program
Experience with managing a budget
Candidates must submit the following:
a cover letter
3 references and their contact information
Teaching evaluations for the most recent two semesters, along with a written general summary of your student evaluations.
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.
Internal Number: A-77013-2
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