Florida Atlantic University — Assistant Professor of Public Administration

The School of Public Administration (SPA) at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Public Administration position. This is a full-time, tenure track position, beginning in August of 2019.

Generalist Public Administration applicants with strong and flexible quantitative and qualitative/interpretive methodological expertise and evidence of potential excellence in scholarship and teaching are invited to apply. Prospective candidates must have active and high-quality research agendas in public administration, public affairs, or public policy and demonstrate a strong commitment and ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate core Public Administration courses. SPA has considerable online enrollment, and the Assistant Professor will teach both face-to-face and online courses. Ability to guide public sector field research or other doctoral student research and work in a multicultural environment is preferred.

The Assistant Professor will be responsible to a Chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of the university and will perform teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities. Supplementary activities will include advising, representing the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or Statewide committees and other related activities.

Florida Atlantic University is a multi-campus, Carnegie-rated, doctoral research university (RU/High research activity) with more than 30,000 students. Its School of Public Administration (SPA) provides intellectual, analytical, technical, and practical education to advance the state of knowledge in public administration and to enhance ethical and other public service values within its service region. SPA is committed to diversity and our students and faculty are diverse, which enhances our multicultural educational environment. Based at FAU’s main campus in Boca Raton, SPA offers a Bachelor of Public Safety Administration (BPSA), a Bachelor of Public Management (BPM), a Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM), a NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA), and a Ph.D. in Public Administration. For additional information, please see http://cdsi.fau.edu/spa/

Qualification:

  • Ph.D. in Public Administration or a closely related field from an accredited institution required by time of appointment.
  • Must have active research agendas in public administration, public affairs, or public policy.
  • A strong background in Generalist Public Administration with strong and flexible quantitative and qualitative/interpretive methodological expertise and evidence of potential excellence in scholarship and teaching is required.
  • Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate core Public Administration courses, both in-person and online required.
  • Ability to guide public sector field research or other doctoral student research is desirable.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Assistant Professor on the Office of Human Resources’ job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: : a letter of interest outlining research plans and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, sample publications, three letters of recommendation, course-by-course student evaluations for each course taught recently with the rating keys, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now REQ03957.

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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