Open Rank Faculty – Public Policy (Hobby School of Public Affairs) – (FAC001590)

first_imgA Curriculum VitaA Letter of InterestEvidence of teaching effectiveness and commitment to mentoringstudentsA statement of research specialization and interestsUp to three representative papersThree names and email addresses of prospective writers ofletters of recommendation. Upon receiving applications, referencesmay be contacted via the online application system to submitletters directly for junior applicants, but not for seniorapplicants (we will inform applicants prior to asking for lettersin that case). The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual careercouples and able to provide access to high-quality childcare spotsat the University’s Children’s Learning Centers. The University ofHouston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, andencourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons withdisabilities to apply.Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020 and continueuntil the position is filled. Questions may be directed to thesearch committee chair, James Granato, [email protected] :A Ph.D. in the discipline and a scholarly record consistent withthe rank is required.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incompleteapplications may not be considered. The Hobby School of PublicAffairs at the University of Houston (UH) seeks to hire threetenured or tenure-track faculty members to begin in Fall 2021. Ourschool is new and we are growing. We are well-supported by UH andwe are interested in applicants who will help chart the future ofour school with fresh ideas, practical experience, and aninterdisciplinary mindset. Our faculty include experts intheoretical, practical, and analytical disciplines associated withpublic policy and we seek to complement that collective expertisewith the three new hires. The University of Houston is a CarnegieDesignated Tier One Research University and is one of the mostracially and ethnically diverse institutions in the nation.Competitive candidates may have expertise in one or more of thefollowing areas or in another foundational area of public policy orpolicymaking:Philosophy or ethics of some area of public policy,including, but not limited to, education, energy, the environment,health, housing, immigration, or in a theoretical perspective suchas race, gender, governance, or markets that cuts across andinforms diverse policy areas.Policy data formulation and analysis – Individuals withcross-cutting disciplinary and/or methodological interests areencouraged to apply. Candidates with strong formal andmethodological skill sets in areas including, but not limited to,data visualization, decision algorithms, GIS, natural languageprocessing, network analysis, small area models, survey researchmethods, laboratory and/or field experiments, and probabilisticforecasts are of high interest.Some core area of public policy and policymaking, including,but not limited to, education, energy, the environment, foreigneconomic policy, health, housing, immigration, public finance,voting, political institutions, political economy, social mobility,urban and community development, or other significant public policyareas.In the selection process, the Hobby School will prioritizecollaborative scholars who demonstrate their experience and desireto: (1) engage in nationally-recognized, interdisciplinary work onsignificant public policy issues, (2) are interested in workingwith diverse populations, and (3) demonstrate an eagerness tocontribute to undergraduate and graduate education and studentsuccess.To apply, please provide the following:last_img read more

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Dirty Brands: How clean is your brand?

first_imgA few days ago, I made an early morning trip to a local big-box athletic supply store in search of new walking shoes. I entered the store as one of the first customers of the day and right away could tell they hadn’t cleaned up from the day before. The floors were dirty, merchandise was scattered about and nothing looked clean.When trying on something in the dressing room, it got even worse. Un-purchased clothes from the day before still hung on the racks and dust bunnies and someone’s used Band-Aid (yuck) were on the floor. It just wasn’t a pleasant experience.How your bank or credit union facilities appear absolutely matters to your brand. You can have terrific consumer engagement from staff and all the right talking points in your brand mantra but it doesn’t really matter if consumers are distracted by an unkempt appearance.As we conduct mystery shops as part of the On The Mark Strategies marketing audit process, a few examples of “dirty” bank and credit union brands include: 5SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more

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