Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Washington-Seattle

Assistant or Associate Professor of Educational Finance, Policy and Politics

THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, College of Education, seeks to fill a nine-month, full-time position for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Educational Finance, Policy, and Politics, with a focus on educational equity in P-12 settings. This position involves active research agendas in educational finance, as well as the intersections between finance and the politics of education, or the intersections between finance and other aspects of educational policy. This position may also involve quantitative methods and collaborating with qualitative or mixed methods scholars. In this role, the successful candidate will bring an explicit equity lens to their scholarship, with a focus on examining resource distribution, management arrangements, and other policies, especially at the state-level, that hinder or foster equitable public education for historically marginalized students.

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Position Announcement: Open Rank Position, Northern Illinois University

Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor), Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration in the School of Public and Global Affairs at Northern Illinois University has an opening for a faculty position, open field/open rank with preference for IT or budgeting.

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Position Announcement: Assistant Director of Budget & Financial Analysis, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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Position Announcement: Associate Director, Government Finance Research Center, University of Illinois at Chicago

The College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) announces the formation of a research center funded by an anonymous donor, the Government Finance Research Center, which will be the center for research on issues of state and local government finance and budgeting. GFRC will focus on projects and activities that help lead to a better understanding of subnational fiscal challenges and make headway towards a sustainable fiscal system.  GFRC will build on CUPPA’s connections with national associations, academic scholars and state/local policy leaders, the municipal bond industry and rating agencies, and will work to be the nationally recognized center of informed fiscal policy and scholarly discourse, thereby shaping the debate on state, municipal, county and regional governance and public finance.  The objectives of the GFRC include the identification, planning and execution of research that will be the focus of regular and periodic reports, informed analysis, and the most inclusive and up-to-date forums and workshops for discussion of fiscal and governance issues.  GFRC is designed to make a difference in state and local finance.  Its website can be found at:  https://gfrc.uic.edu

The GFRC is seeking an Associate Director for research who, with the director, academic advisory board, and external advisory panel, will identify research projects that address contemporary government finance issues confronting US cities, local governments and states. The Associate Director will be required to: implement strategic priorities of the GFRC; design, conduct, and coordinate research on GFRC initiatives; pursue external funding for GFRC research; meet with external constituencies to promote and advance GFRC priorities; organize and arrange programs and workshops of the GFRC in cooperation with the academic advisory panel and the external advisory panel; among other tasks.

The candidate should possess minimally a master’s degree in public administration, economics, urban planning, political science or other social-science disciplines with a focus on government finance, financial management and budgeting.  Preference is given to candidates who hold a relevant PhD or terminal degree in their field and to candidates who have research related experience in the government, public policy sector, or related fields.  This position requires strong communication, supervisory, planning and budgeting skills.

All application materials must be submitted via HireTouch. For fullest consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications for and interest in the Associate Director position, a current curriculum vitae, names of at least three professional references, and two samples of professional papers or publications.  Please submit by May 7, 2018 to: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details  HireTouch Job ID/EEO # 93739. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, covered veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University

The Department of Political Science at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member at the rank of visiting assistant professor beginning fall 2018. The successful candidate will teach an online graduate budgeting and finance seminar and online and face-to-face undergraduate upper division courses. Preference will be given to candidates who have online teaching experience and who can teach an upper division course in basic research design. The teaching load for the position is four courses in both the fall and spring semesters. Summer courses are not included in the teaching load.