Johns Hopkins University
Advanced Academic Programs
Center for Advanced Governmental Studies – MA in Public
Financial Management and Analysis in the
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The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks non-tenure
track adjunct faculty to teach the Financial Management and
Analysis in the Public Sector
course listed below within the
Public Management program within the Center for Advanced
Governmental Studies. The instructor will teach on campus at the
Washington, DC location. Of particular interest are candidates who
have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse
backgrounds; who provide a high level of student outreach and
connection with students, academic advisors and team leads on a
frequent basis to ensure student success; who are engaging,
offering an innovative presence in the classroom; and who provide
substantial student feedback and offer a quick turnaround on
Financial Management & Analysis in the Public Sector.
This course focuses on financial aspects of public sector
organizations and institutions. The objectives of this course
include helping students (1) learn the basics of public sector
accounting and the construction of their financial reports, (2)
become more intelligent users of the financial statements of public
sector organizations such as sovereign, state, and municipal
institutions, and (3) better understand the factors that affect the
financial condition and financial performance of such entities.
More specifically, the course focuses on (1) the financial
reporting concepts and standards that are applicable to public
sector organizations; (2) ratios and other summary indicators used
by analysts to evaluate the financial condition and financial
performance of public sector and nonprofit organizations; (3) the
analysis and interpretation of financial statements of selected
public sector organizations; (4) fundamental finance principles;
and 5) basic principles of budget formulation.
A successful candidate would ideally
be able to begin teaching on January 24, 2022.
- A Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Public
- 2-5 years of relevant, recent professional experience
- One year of college-level teaching experience
- Computer literacy
- A terminal degree in Finance, Economics, or Public
- 2 or more years of college-level teaching experience in an
- The background to teach a wide variety of courses in the Public
The position will remain open until filled. For best consideration,
please apply before January 5, 2022.
Candidates must submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Teaching evaluations for three most recently taught
- 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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