Adjunct Instructor - Technology Policy

Employer
Carnegie Mellon University
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Security Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time
Description

The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University seeks an adjunct instructor to teach graduate students in the Master of Science in Public Policy & Management Washington DC track program.

The program seeks to prepare masters students for careers and impact in public policy, government, international development and management. Courses are taught at our campus in Washington DC. We seek candidates for the following course:

Policy Topics: Technology Policy

The course, taught to second year Heinz College public policy graduate students in Washington DC focuses on Technology Policy. We seek an accomplished practitioner with experience and broad understanding of technology policy: what is the current state of the field, who are the major players and what are the big issues. The course should give a broad perspective on the current U.S. legislative agenda and then delve more deeply into specific tech policy issues that could include AI/Machine Learning & Ethics, Equity & Inclusion/Access, Technology and Impact on Democracy/Human Rights/Transparency, Smart Cities and E-Government, or Global Tech Issues and ICT & Development to name just a few possible areas to cover.

The course is half semester (i.e. 7 weeks) in length during the fall semester, and are taught in the evenings or on Fridays depending on instructor availability. Adjunct instructors need to be available to develop, organize and deliver course materials and assessments, respond to inquiries, meet with students as needed, and provide timely and relevant feedback.

Qualifications
  • Accomplished practitioner or academic with at least 10 plus years direct experience or research in the field.
  • Master’s or PhD degree in relevant fields preferred
  • Recent experience in teaching graduate level or professional courses is preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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