Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research
university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working
together as one university.
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,
Maryland. AAP has approximately 18,000 enrollments 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 non-tenure
track adjunct faculty to teach several courses within the MA in
Public Management program (see below). The courses will be taught
online and/or onsite in Washington, DC in Fall 2022 and beyond.
Candidates with online course development and teaching experience
and those with experience teaching and engaging students from
diverse backgrounds are of particular interest.
• 470.854 Fundamentals of Quantitative Methods
This course trains students to be informed consumers of
quantitative studies, in addition to teaching the tools of basic
statistical work. The course material covers basic descriptive
statistics, inferential statistics, and data collection. The key
learning objective is for students to develop a better
understanding of the statistical and econometric results they may
encounter in their careers.
• 470.631 Economics for Public Decision-making
This course aims to offer students an understanding of economics
and its importance in public policymaking. The first half of the
course will offer students an understanding of microeconomic and
macroeconomic theory, including a discussion of when markets can
work to achieve policy goals and when “market failures” call for
government intervention. The second half of the class will use
these economic tools and theories to survey several specific policy
areas, including health policy, tax policy, and the national
• 470.608 Public Policy Evaluation and the Policy
This course introduces students to the public policymaking process,
the basics of policy analysis, and the substance of some of today’s
major policy debates. The first half of the course focuses on
establishing a framework in which to analyze public policy
formulation within the United States. The class also reviews the
tools for developing and implementing policy. The second half of
the course turns to policy analysis of some critical contemporary
• 470.605 Global Political Economy
In this course, students investigate core topics in international
political economy, analyzing the security implications of each.
Topics include trade relations, international finance, monetary
relations, poverty, and development.
• An advanced degree in public policy/public administration or in a
relevant field, such as public finance, economics, or political
economy, with a master’s degree at minimum
• Two years of professional work experience within the relevant
• A terminal degree in public policy/public administration or in a
relevant field, such as public finance, economics, or political
• 1-3 years of graduate-level teaching experience
• Online teaching experience
• In-person/in the classroom teaching experience.
• The background to teach a wide variety of courses in the public
The positions will remain open until filled.
Candidates must submit the following:
• Cover letter: should indicate the course or courses you are
interested in teaching and describe your relevant teaching and
• Resume or Curriculum vitae
• Teaching evaluations for two most recently taught courses (if
• References upon request
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background
check and to submit proof of educational attainment.
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