Public Policy Program: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary: The Public Policy Program at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2023. Candidates should be prepared to teach an introductory survey course on public policy. Ideal candidates also would be able to teach policy theory, evaluation, public health policy, and/or environmental health policy. The Public Policy Program encourages applications from candidates whose teaching, scholarship, or governance would contribute to the diversity of the campus curriculum and community. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, maintaining an active research agenda, developing experiential learning activities for students, advising undergraduate students, and participating in governance at the Program and College levels:

Qualifications: Candidates should have a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show clear potential for student engagement, scholarly activity, and student advising. A PhD in public policy or equivalent degree preferred at time of hire. Specialization is open.




Application Details: Visit our website to submit your electronic application:


Please include a curriculum vitae; a cover letter, addressed to Dr. Anne S. Douds, Public Policy Program; a statement of teaching philosophy, including ideas for experiential learning engagement with students; and contact information for three professional references. Additional materials may be requested later in the process. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. Applications and letters of recommendation received by October 11 will receive fullest consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Douds at


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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