The George Mason University, School of Public Policy (SPP) invites applicants and nominations for the Omer L. and Nancy Hirst Endowed Chair in Arlington, VA. For more information about SPP, please visit our Web site at …
|Employer :||George Mason University|
|Posted :||06 Nov 2012|
|Location :||North America|
|Job Function :||Chairman|
|Position Type :||Permanent|
George Mason University
The George Mason University, School of Public Policy (SPP) invites applicants and nominations for the Omer L. and Nancy Hirst Endowed Chair. The Hirst Chair is one of five named chairs resident in SPP and holds the most senior faculty rank in the school. The chair is held by an outstanding scholar in any field of public policy who has also established a reputation as a civic intellectual and makes regular and thoughtful contributions to public deliberations about policy issues at the national and global levels. Previous holders of the Chair include Alice Rivlin, Francis Fukuyama and Richard Florida. The Hirst Chair is expected to be a catalyst for the further development of the school,
Located in Arlington, Va., just minutes from Washington, D.C., SPP is a leading graduate policy school in the United States and serves a diverse student body from across the nation and the world. SPP enrolls nearly 900 students in six professional master’s degree programs and 150 students in a research-oriented Ph.D. program. The school engages more than 50 full-time instructional and research faculty from a wide-range of disciplines who are highly active in scholarly research, much of it externally funded, at the regional, national and global levels.
The 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities places George Mason University in the top 40 universities in social science. This year’s edition of the U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges ranks George Mason number one of “Up and Coming” universities in the United States. With nearly 1,400 full-time faculty, the university enrolls over 33,000 students.
The Hirst Chair position is housed at the university’s professional campus in Arlington, Va., in the school’s new building. For more information about SPP, please visit our Web site at http://policy.gmu.edu/
Best consideration will be given to candidates who apply by November 16, 2012.
Please address all inquiries to the committee chair, Janine Wedel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply, please go to http://jobs.gmu.edu and complete the faculty application for position F7022z. Applicants will be given the option of either uploading a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae online at the time of application, or sending these materials to:
Ms. Barbara Hill
Inquiries, applications and nominations will be handled in confidence.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community.
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