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The University of Maryland School of Public Policy is a dynamic, growing school located just seven miles from Capitol Hill. Our energy, vision, and prime location, make us an attractive place for both the research scholar and the faculty practitioner. We invite you to tour our website and discover for yourself, what makes us stand head-and-shoulders above the rest.

Current Staff Openings

Marketing Content Specialist

The Marketing Content Specialst assists with the development and implementation of a comprehensive content strategy for digital and print communications to build the brand and reputation of the School, and engagement with key constituencies. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Marketing Content Specialist writes and promotes content that aligns with, and advances, the School’s recruitment, fundraising, and reputational priorities, and ensures quality, clarity and consistency; develops targeted marketing strategies to broaden School’s outreach and scope of influence for education, research and impact; manages day-to-day website content updates and editorial approvals; works with internal clients (i.e., faculty, staff, students and alumni) to create new content and webpages when appropriate; builds relationships with School community to mine story ideas for new website feature stories; monitors and manages highlighted programs, people, research, etc. on the website to ensure timeliness, relevance and diversity; collects, monitors and analyzes website metrics using Google Analytics and make improvements accordingly; and supports School events as needed.

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Current Faculty Openings

Professional Track Faculty Member

The School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland (UMD) seeks to hire a professional track faculty member to start in the 2019/2020 academic year (or earlier, if available). Since 2014, UMD has used the term professional track faculty to describe faculty who are making significant teaching and/or research contributions “off the tenure track” (see link for list of Professional Track Faculty Titles). Successful candidates should be able to teach core courses in the School’s Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy (BAPP) and Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) programs and have an excellent reputation in teaching and as an engaged practitioner. Expertise in leadership, governance, public policy analysis and implementation, and foundational skills and/or theories in public policy is a plus. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the school, particularly those from minority populations, are especially encouraged to apply. We anticipate that the successful candidate will be offered a three to five year contract with the option of renewal. 

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Why University of Maryland School of Public Policy?

Every policy/management program has its unique characteristics.  What is special about Maryland?  Here is what has contributed to Maryland having the top-ranked master’s policy program in the Washington, D.C. area, and a top five Ph.D. program nationally:

  • Location
  • Faculty
  • International and Domestic Policy Entwined
  • Policy and Management also Happily Married
  • Expertise in Critical Fields
  • Academic Quality
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • Financial Internship Support
  • Class Size
  • Modern Facility
  • Dedicated Student Affairs Staff
  • A Policy-Oriented Research University
  • The D.C. Consortium
  • Graduate Assistantship Support

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