Texas A&M University — Assistant or Associate Professor Positions, Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government and Public Service,
Department of Public Service and Administration

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Policy Analysis
The Department of Public Service and Administration in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor to teach in the Public Policy Analysis track of its Master of Public Service and Administration Program. Energy or environmental economists with a strong record of, or high potential for, research and teaching in public policy issues are preferred, although candidates from all fields of public policy and applied economics will be considered. Candidates will be expected to build on existing strengths and bolster the capacity of the School to participate in campus-wide multidisciplinary research initiatives and new or existing programs of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy and the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September 2019 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment both to high quality empirical research and to teaching in a professional school of government and public service.

The Department of Public Service and Administration is one of two departments in the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Additional information about the Bush School and department is available at http://bush.tamu.edu/psaa.

As a major land-grant university, Texas A&M has both an extraordinary opportunity and a special responsibility to create and maintain a campus climate that affirms diversity of thought, background, ethnicity, and perspective. Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, at least one writing sample, and complete contact information for 3 references. Letters of reference, while not required at this stage, may also be sent. Please send applications to the PPA Search Committee, c/o Ms. Stephanie Bustos, at bushschoolpsaa-facultysearch@tamu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Management
The Department of Public Service and Administration in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in public management who will contribute to the department in the areas of teaching, research and service. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September 2019 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment both to high quality empirical research and to teaching in a professional school of government and public service.

The Department of Public Service and Administration is one of two departments in the Bush School of Government and Public Service and currently enrolls 174 full-time in-residence students, with 22 full-time and 18 tenured or tenure-track faculty members. It offers three tracks of curriculum, including public management, public policy analysis, and nonprofit management. The School is ranked in the top 12 percent of graduate public affairs schools in the nation (U.S. News & World Report) and 1st in the Nation for “Best Value in MPA Programs” (Value College). The curriculum within the department is a blend of both the theoretical and the practical—providing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful careers in public and nonprofit service. Students choose from a number of concentrations to focus their studies including state and local government; health policy; education policy; security policy; energy, environment, and technology; international nongovernmental organizations; analytical methods; and individually designed concentrations offering flexibility to students with specific interests. Additional information about the Bush School and department is available at http://bush.tamu.edupsaa.

As a major land-grant university, Texas A&M has both an extraordinary opportunity and a special responsibility to create and maintain a campus climate that affirms diversity of thought, background, ethnicity, and perspective. Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, at least one writing sample, and complete contact information for 3 references. Letters of reference, while not required at this stage, may also be sent. Please send applications to the PPM Search Committee, c/o Ms. Stephanie Bustos, at bushschoolpsaa-facultysearch@tamu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

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