Professor of Practice Position
The Department of Public Administration and International Affairs
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
The Department of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs seeks to fill a Professor of Practice position in the area of international affairs. This is a two year, full time position that has an option for renewal. Incumbent is expected to be on campus or in class at least 80% of the time during the academic year, which runs from mid-August to mid-May. The contract begins August 2017 and runs through May of 2019.
The professor of practice would teach courses related to international relations during each academic year to graduate students studying for degrees in international relations, public administration, and related disciplines. Responsibilities of the position also include advising students on course work and careers, participating in faculty meetings and events, and speaking in other university and external fora.
An ideal candidate will have had a distinguished career as a high-level official in multilateral organizations or in a national diplomatic service with sustained multilateral postings. He/she should have interest in offering course work on international organizations and in specialized areas such as a refugee programs, migration, humanitarian action, food security, sustainable development, human rights, diplomacy, United Nations, or other relevant topics.
The Department of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Maxwell School is home to the world’s first master of public administration program, which is ranked first among more than 250 graduate public affairs programs in the United States and has several top-ranked specialties (U.S. News & World Report). The department is also home to a top-ranked master’s program in international relations (Foreign Policy magazine), as well as several other programs, including a Ph.D. in public administration, executive master’s degrees in public administration and international relations, and a wide range of certificate programs.
Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.sujobopps.com (Job #073153). Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and complete contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be scheduled for April and May.
Syracuse University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.Read more ...
2017 EGPA Annual Conference (30 August – 1 September, Milano, Italy)
Call for Papers for:
Permanent Study Group VIII: Civil Society, Citizens and Government
The EGPA permanent study group on “Civil Society, Citizens and Government” is organizing its annual meeting at the EGPA-conference in Milan, August 30 - September 1, 2017 (http://www.egpa-conference2017.org ). We welcome two kinds of contributions: 'work in progress' and 'completed work'
Work in progress
We welcome papers/presentations that are still work in progress on the following themes, related to the focus of our study group:
(1) Government – civil society relations;
(2) Civil society – citizen relations;
(3) The internal functioning and organization of civil society initiatives;
(4) The co-production and co-creation of public services.
We will dedicate some sessions in which ongoing research can presented and discussed, with the aim of receiving feedback from peers. Short abstracts (200 words) should be uploaded through the submission-page of the EGPA website by April 15, 2017. Full papers/presentations should be provided by August 15, 2017.
We will also dedicate some sessions on completed research, for papers that are (almost) publishable, on the same four themes. We aim at selecting the best papers for a special issue in a journal (to be selected yet). For these sessions, we welcome empirical papers. Short abstracts (200 words) should be uploaded through the submission-page of the EGPA website by April 15, 2017. Full papers should be provided by July 15, 2017.
The full call for papers can be found on:
With kind regards,
Taco Brandsen, Radboud University Nijmegen, firstname.lastname@example.org
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A preliminary program for the 2017 IRSPM conference is now available on the conference website (http://www.irspm2017.com/program/). The detail/full program will be published soon. For accepted Authors, you can submit the full papers and presentations using the Ex Ordo system from February 10. Note that registration for the conference is a precondition for submitting a full paper. Submission of the presentation will be available only for Authors who have "presenting" status in the Ex Ordo system. The Early-Bird registration closes on February, 10.Read more ...