The Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences division of Advanced Academic Program (advanced.jhu.edu) seeks a dynamic full-time Program Director for its Master of Science in Applied Economics (Full-time, non-tenure) to lead the program through its next successful phase.
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master's degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP enrolls almost 5,000 students each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
The Program Director will work collaboratively with the Associate Dean for Advanced Academic Programs, Program Chairs, and other Senior academic leaders across the Krieger School and AAP to oversee a rigorous academic program offered to roughly 400 students each semester in a variety of formats including online and on-ground courses.
The Program Director position responsibilities are both instructional and administrative.
The Program Director will hold the academic rank of Senior Lecturer. The 12-month faculty appointment comes with a yearly teaching load of 3 courses. Faculty Duties also include academic program leadership, such as curriculum oversight, curriculum and course development and updates, student advising and other academic duties normally performed by full-time or regular part- time faculty such as sitting on thesis and search committees, thesis advising, attending academic events, and performing other types of academic service activities.
Program budget management
Planning the degree curriculum
Overseeing new course and program development
Enrollment management and planning
Hiring, overseeing, and evaluating full-time and part-time faculty
Faculty Professional Development
Building faculty interaction/engagement
Responding to inquiries from prospective students and others
Conducting site-based and online student information sessions
Working with the Instructional Resource Center (IRC) to develop and evaluate online courses
Maintaining the supplies and equipment for field work and coordinating field trip budgets
Attending monthly Program Directors meetings
Collaborating with the appropriate Advanced Academic Program staff on operational issues related to program administration
Other duties as assigned
Allocation of Effort
The anticipated allocation of effort is as follows:
50% - Teaching 50% - Administrative
Qualified candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in the field. In addition, candidates should have at least seven or more years of relevant industry and/or teaching experience.
This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefits-eligible, renewable, twelve-month faculty appointment. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials to the Search Committee:
A cover letter summarizing qualifications;
Unofficial transcript from all degree-granting institution;
Copies of syllabi for two courses
Contact information for five professional references
All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio by clicking the "Apply Now" button. The position will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: A-74077-2
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.