The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy (EJB) seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track Professor of Professional Practice at the rank of either Assistant, Associate or Full Professor depending on qualifications, for appointment beginning April 2023.
The position involves teaching and applied research in regional economics, regional development policy, forecasting, input/output analysis, spatial economics, and/or public informatics. The position involves applied research to support (1) economic impact analysis of projects, policies, and events on the regional (New Jersey) economy; and (2) forecasts of future economic conditions in the New Jersey region. The position reports to the Bloustein School Associate Dean of Faculty and is supervised by the Program Director within the specific subject area of teaching. The person in this position may choose to affiliate with one of the School’s research centers.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have a PhD or extensive experience in Regional Science, Economics, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Geography or a related discipline, with a focus and specialized interest in regional economic impact analysis and forecasting.
- Demonstrate advanced analytical skills in the use of new forms of data and analysis techniques with applications in policy-related disciplines.
- Demonstrate a trajectory of publishing refereed research in high-impact journals and through national and international conference presentations.
- Demonstrate willingness and ability to secure peer-reviewed external grant funds and the ability to be a team leader on funded research supporting and supervising doctoral students and postdoctoral associates.
- Have the ability to work with forecasting models and be responsive to the needs of state agencies.
- Demonstrate skills and hands-on experience with teaching, including an interest in non-traditional teaching such as online, certificate or executive training, in one or more domain areas.
- Demonstrated ability to network with external stakeholders including government officeholders and to communicate with professional media, via social media and other sources.
The Bloustein School values interdisciplinary scholars who teach and research across disciplines. We are committed to a diverse workforce and maintaining a learning and working environment that is welcoming to all. The standard teaching assignment is two courses each semester, including undergraduate and graduate courses. Salaries and benefit packages and other forms of professional support offered by the university are competitive.
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is a professional school offering a doctoral program in Planning and Public Policy; master’s degrees in Public Policy, Urban Planning and Policy Development, Public Informatics, and Health Administration; undergraduate degrees in Public Policy, Planning and Public Policy, Urban Planning and Design, Health Administration, and Public Health. The School has 14 research centers and institutes, and annually attracts approximately $16 million in external grants and contracts. The programs in urban planning, public policy, and public health are all highly ranked nationally.
The mission of Rutgers-New Brunswick is to apply the university's outstanding strengths in research and teaching in service to the public good. The university is a dynamic and diverse center for research, technology innovation, public engagement and development, and is located in the heart of the Northeastern megalopolis with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia, and is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive public research universities, with annual research expenditures exceeding $700 million, and membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Association of American Universities. For further information, visit the web site at bloustein.rutgers.edu.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three professional references at jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/188745. Review of applications will begin on Feb 6, 2023.
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Rutgers is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to expanding the educational diversity of its faculty and students and encourages applications from a broad variety of candidates.