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Two full-time postdoctoral positions are available at TSRC in Birmingham for up to 30 months from 1st July or as soon as possible thereafter. A further part-time post will be advertised shortly.
The role of the post holders will be to work on a study of the development of the voluntary sector in post-war Britain in four selected communities (Bethnal Green, Birmingham, Bolton and Burnley). This project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the post holders will undertake research under the supervision and guidance of TSRC’s Director, Professor John Mohan.
On this project the researchers will be working on archival data from voluntary organisations and public sector agencies, and on interviews with participants in and employees of those organisations, to develop an understanding of organisational development, survival, adaptation and closure. We welcome applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, such as economic and social history, politics, social policy, sociology, or human geography.
The post holders will be expected to work closely with other colleagues in TSRC at Birmingham, including postgraduate students, engaged on related projects.
The posts are based in Birmingham and attendance in the workplace is required when not conducting primary fieldwork away from the city. However, consideration will be given to candidates resident in locations convenient to fieldwork sites, subject to demonstration of ability to deliver on the project aims while working remotely.
The posts should be live on the University of Birmingham website, reference 56934, from Wednesday 12th April; closing date is 5th May. I am happy to answer informal inquiries but note I will be away from 12-22 April inclusive.
The University of St Andrews’ School of Management is currently recruiting at Associate Lecturer and Lecturer level. While applications in any area of management are welcome, special emphasis is given to social enterprise.
Further information on the Associate Lecturer role can be found at https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmJwEEAPnUvgV6wuau5oTUFzS+50q8hUJBNI1r51zwoDrY6PVunLLQaU/P+Wt2ecYylI9CX3XpwqgSxzv+IkbhHdz0af+usUHFBds4DCjtNPU5PVvTb2uye05rYrsZNP+/w==
For details on the Lecturer position, please see https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmOQ8Np3yP+Axm4viObNrFAieXZr4dcipMvvNEVcP6A44a+a+Ezjuf2fUAQEGiMCSImB5ts6QZZO+Bad/dWPLpZ45Zibc4cFtV3ptnB2ZcepudZJR3tOoe1ykUhNTHizOoA==
A general overview of the School and its research themes and centres is available at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/management
Tenure Track Faculty Position
Social Business and Entrepreneurship
Discovery Program for Global Learners at Okayama University, Japan
The Global Discovery Program for Global Learners at Okayama University is seeking applicants for a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning April 2018. The successful candidate will teach both general education and management courses in the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship cluster in English at the undergraduate level, especially in the Social Business and Entrepreneurship module. Also, the successful candidate will plan, implement, and assess projects in support of the Discovery Program for Global Learners.
A Ph.D. in management, business administration, public management, or a closely related field is required. Review of applications will begin on May 22, 2017 and continue until position is filled. For more information, please go to http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/eng/researchers_staff/Employment.html
Information about the Discovery Program for Global Learners is available at http://discovery.okayama-u.ac.jp/en/
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Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Community Resources and Development
Arizona State University
Job # 11910
The School of Community Resources & Development at Arizona State University is seeking a year-to-year, non-tenure track, 9-month full time Clinical Assistant Professor with a 33% appointment in the summer and the potential for a multi-year appointment at a later point based on performance. The position begins August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to oversee internships, career field experience hours (CFE’s), and teach in the undergraduate programs of Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Parks and Recreation Management, Community Sports Management, and Tourism Development and Management, including teaching Community Services and Professions; Leadership and Professional Development; and Senior Internship, a capstone 12-credit culminating experience. Applications are due March 31, 2017 by 11:59 pm Mountain Standard Time.
For more information about the School, visit http://scrd.asu.edu
Applicants are asked to address questions to Dr. Wendy Hultsman, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). For a complete job description and application submission information please visit https://publicservice.asu.edu/content/jobs. Applications should be submitted online as one combined document.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For a complete statement of ASU’s nondiscrimination statement, refer to http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/
The Wikimedia Foundation currently has two Board of Trustee positions that are available:
Trustee - Background: Social Sector Governance
Trustee - Background: Growing a Global Movement
The Urban Institute (Washington, DC) – Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Position R-800186: Research Associate I (Nonprofits and Philanthropy) Full Time
Starting SUMMER 2017
The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and delivered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Our objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the nonprofit, philanthropic and public sectors.
The Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy is currently seeking a Research Associate I to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading research projects that relate to improving the quality and scale of nonprofit, philanthropy and/or private sector activity to maximize social impact.
· Develop or participate in developing research topics, proposals, and research designs.
· Select appropriate statistical techniques to analyze collected data, supervise and/or participate in data collection and analysis by less senior research staff.
· Maintain project budgets and manage resources for segments of research projects under his/her responsibility, supervise less senior researchers.
· Translate research for policymakers and other stakeholders.
· Manage project schedules, budgets, and assist with proposals.
· Assist with delivering training and technical assistance services to various stakeholders as needed.
· Participate in writing final reports and presenting results to clients.
· PhD in a social science discipline with a research focus on nonprofits, philanthropy, social impact investing, social entrepreneurship, or corporate social responsibility
· Outstanding writing ability
· Strong oral communication skills
· Good organization and the ability to work effectively on multiple projects at once
· Proficiency with SAS, Stata, R and/or similar analytical software or programming experience
The Urban Institute strives to be a vibrant, creative community of skilled and committed people who bring to their work a whole range of different experiences. Accordingly, the Urban Institute is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected status under applicable law.
The Urban Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -- Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.
To learn more about the Urban Institute and its work, please visit www.urban.org.
Sheffield Hallam University is looking to recruit a new Director for the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR). More details about the post and how to apply can be found here.
Position Announcement: Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Public Administration and Policy
School of Public Affairs
The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral fellow at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 1, 2017 and ending August 31, 2018. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2017 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.
We encourage applications from candidates who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Field of study is open but candidates conducting research in areas that build upon the strength of DPAP’s faculty are especially welcome including the policy areas of education, health, and poverty as well as nonprofit and public management research. Postdoctoral Fellows will participate fully in the academic life of the department, including engaging with faculty and participation in DPAP’s research seminar series. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses per academic year in the school’s Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, and minor in Public Administration and Policy.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via apply.interfolio.com/37086. Include a letter of application,curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), three reference letters, and copies of recently published articles or working papers. Please email email@example.com, if you have any questions.
American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.
Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Government; Justice, Law, & Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The Department of Public Administration & Policy offers six graduate degrees, an undergraduate minor, and several graduate certificates. Its programs are consistently ranked among the best in the field of public affairs by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the School of Public Affairs at www.american.edu/spa and about the Department of Public Administration & Policy at www.american.edu/dpap.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.
The Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri invites applications for two positions:
Assistant Professor in Public Management or Non-profit Management:
Visiting Assistant Professor (Open Field)
Northern Illinois University anticipates an opening for the Director of the Center for Non-Governmental Organization Leadership and Development (NGOLD) with an expected start date of Fall 2017. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure; the field of specialization is open. Review of materials will begin January 13. Complete job description is available here: http://jobs.niu.edu/JobDetail.cfm?Job=61963.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: CONTINUING NON-TENURE TRACK POSITION
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
The Department of Public Administration at Villanova University invites applicants for a continuing, non-tenure track position in public administration beginning Fall Semester 2017. We welcome applications from all specializations within public administration, but are especially interested in applicants who can teach graduate courses in Arts and Theater Management or in City Management. Experience in the public and/or nonprofit sector is highly desirable.
Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching on-campus and online graduate courses in the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. The teaching load for the position is 4 courses per semester.
Applications are to be submitted through PeopleAdmin, available at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. The application should include:
· detailed letter of application indicating teaching and research interests
· graduate and undergraduate transcripts
· statement of teaching philosophy
· three letters of recommendation
· curriculum vitae
· writing sample
· summary of teaching evaluations
· syllabus (if you have taught a course), and
· statement of contribution to the University mission.
Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Villanova University, St. Augustine Center, Room 484, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699. All material must be received by February 15, 2017. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Catherine Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to offer graduates the knowledge of values, roles, skills, and practices that will help them become competent professionals capable of ethical, intelligent, and creative leadership in public service. The Villanova MPA Program is a NASPAA-accredited program. For more information about the Department of Public Administration at Villanova, visit www.publicadmin.villanova.edu. For more information about the online MPA program at Villanova, visit www.onlinempa.villanova.edu.
Villanova is a Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
University of San Diego, California seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship beginning in September 2017. Social innovation and entrepreneurship is an emerging interdisciplinary field. Candidates should hold a doctorate related to theories and practice of social transformation, in a discipline of the social sciences or humanities. We welcome applications from faculty coming from sociology, management, psychology, anthropology, economics, or political science whose teaching and research agendas intersect substantively with social innovation and entrepreneurship. Preference will be given to candidates with both professional entrepreneurial and academic experience. Special consideration will be given to applicants with a background in environmental policy and planning and/or conflict resolution.
At the Kroc School we honor what Joan B. Kroc believed: it is not enough to talk about peace; we must build it by taking action that transforms systems of injustice and oppression. Since 2003, our students have been empowered to solve real-world problems in real time. We connect visionaries from countries all over the world and actively assist collaborations through learning that goes beyond papers and presentations. At the Kroc School, it's not about teaching peace; it's about learning to become active participants in the practice of changemaking.
In this position, the successful candidate will teach our graduate and undergraduate students how to become innovators and entrepreneurs for peace and social justice. This involves creating courses in social innovation and entrepreneurship and other related activities. To be successful in our environment you must be able to teach courses by integrating out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, community engagement and design thinking. Candidates must demonstrate clear potential for scholarly excellence, as well as participate in program development and institution building.
Go to www.sandiego.edu/jobs and look for job #IRC22073 to apply. For full consideration, upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages each), a summary of teaching evaluations (if applicable), and a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book chapter. Three confidential letters of references must be submitted separately to Laura Pruyn at: email@example.com. Correspondence regarding this position should be directed to Lee Ann Otto at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2017; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic Institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service. USD is an Equal Opportunity employer, and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.
The University of Texas at Austin: LBJ School of Public Affairs
Location: Austin, Texas
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin announces a faculty search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Philanthropic and Nonprofit studies. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, volunteerism, philanthropy, nonprofit management, nonprofit finance and governance. Appointment will be made at the junior faculty level, and includes an appointment as a core faculty member of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service in the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Public Affairs or a related area, and be prepared to make a career commitment to research and graduate teaching in an interdisciplinary, policy-oriented setting. A record of policy and nonprofit experience is highly desirable. Regional area of expertise is welcomed. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. The Faculty Recruitment Committee will review applicants on a rolling basis after December 1st, 2016 and until the position is filled.
This institution is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
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Two permanent jobs currently have been advertised at CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University. The successful candidates will be expected to work across a range social policy fields, including research and evaluation on and with the third/voluntary sector. They are recruiting for an established/senior researcher and a quantitative data expert at a more junior grade.
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The Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College, City University of New York, invites nominations and applications for appointment as an associate or full professor of nonprofit management. The position has tenure or accelerated tenure-track status, depending on qualifications. The areas of research and teaching expertise within the nonprofit sub-field are open. Baruch College is located in New York City at 24th St and Lexington Ave in Manhattan. For more information, see the Baruch Employment Opportunities website at: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hr/jobs/
The University of Birmingham is seeking a research fellow for the School of Social Policy.
The role of the post holder will be to work as part of a team of researchers on a NIHR HS & DR funded project to investigate the role played by third sector organisations in delivering care to people experiencing mental health crises.
The post holder will undertake research under the supervision and guidance of Dr Karen Newbigging of HSMC and TSRC’s Director, Professor John Mohan and will be based at Park House on the Edgbaston campus. The post holder will be familiar with using quantitative and qualitative research methods as they will be using different methods to build a rich picture of the role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis care.
The researcher will be working on the extraction of data on the finances of charities and social enterprises from TSRC’s databases, on surveys of providers of services, and on documentary and interview-based investigations of the specific contribution made by these organisations. Advanced quantitative analytical skills are NOT required but we do need someone who is confident in manipulating large datasets and extracting relevant information from them. In addition experience in undertaking qualitative interviews and analysing qualitative data is required. The post holder will be expected to work closely with other colleagues in HSMC and TSRC at Birmingham, and for this reason we assume that regular (at least two days a week) presence in Birmingham will be required.
To learn more, please visit http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/56165.pdf