Job: Senior Fellow of Practice in the Management of Public Organisations

Competitive salary

Do you want to see a world better led, better served and better governed? We do. One of the ways in which we are pursuing our vision is through transformative teaching programmes and executive education for students and practitioners from around the world. Can you help us fulfil our ambition to make them the most impactful public policy programmes in the world?

The Blavatnik School of Government seeks to recruit a Senior Fellow of Practice (Professor of Practice) in the Management of Public Sector Organisations. The School is looking to hire an outstanding professional with the skill and experience of public management necessary to contribute to our teaching and our work to take knowledge-to-practice.

The successful candidate will produce teaching materials relevant to the needs of policymakers and senior practitioners. S/he will lead a programme of comparative case studies of public management at national/and or international levels and to produce impactful knowledge-to-practice outputs. S/he will provide leadership and mentoring on the practice side of public management to the emerging hub of research programmes concerned with public organisations and public service delivery, including identification of areas to further the programmes’ research agendas, and to assess and measure the practical impact of research in this area. S/he will develop networks, partnerships and collaborations to enhance work in this area and its impact; and undertake teaching across the Blavatnik School’s programmes including the MPP and Executive Education programmes.

The successful candidate will be a senior practitioner with a successful track record in the practice of public management, and will be able to demonstrate evidence of an ability to reflect and systematise lessons from it which will successfully amplify the impact and relevance of our work in this area.

The postholder will have a PhD/DPhil in a relevant discipline or equivalent significant experience in business, public policy, or another relevant domain; an international standing and reputation in her/his field that will enhance the School’s reputation for excellence in public engagement, in taking knowledge to practice, and in teaching. S/he will have a range of published outputs recognised as world-leading in the context of professional practice. S/he will have demonstrably influenced her/his peers and be seen as an expert in her/his field of practice. S/he will have the ability to teach effectively across a broad range of programmes including executive education programmes. S/he will have a significant and influential track record of senior professional experience beyond the higher education sector, and a demonstrable commitment to improving government through the highest quality of professional teaching and education.

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The closing date for applications is 12 noon UK time on Friday 15 March 2019. To apply, visit the University of Oxford website.