ABFM Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Department of Public Administration

The University of Texas at San Antonio

The Department of Public Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Public Administration beginning Fall 2014.

Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, Economics, or a related discipline. To be considered at the tenure-track assistant professor level, successful applicants must demonstrate either evidence of or strong potential of outstanding teaching and research. ABD applicants must complete all degree requirements by August 15, 2014.

Preferred qualifications include a specialization in Nonprofit Organizations, Budgeting and Finance, or Public Management and Administration. Policy areas of strategic interest to UTSA and the College of Public Policy include health, security, energy and environment, human and social development and sustainability. Minority candidates as well as applicants whose substantive expertise is relevant to these areas are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include teaching (graduate and undergraduate), research and service. Courses will be offered primarily at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The department currently offers a NASPAA accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree, a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management, and collaborates with the College of Architecture in a master’s degree in Urban Planning and Regional Planning. At the undergraduate level, the department offers a Bachelor in Public Administration (BPA) degree, a minor in Public Administration, and a minor in Nonprofit Management.

Applicants must submit:

· A letter of application

· Curriculum Vitae (including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references)

· One or two article-length manuscripts or other samples of research and writing

· Teaching evaluations, if available

ABD Applicants must have their Dissertation Committee Chair send a letter to the Search Committee Chair indicating progress in degree completion and/or expected date of defense.

Send application materials to:

Faculty Search Committee Chair

Department of Public Administration

The University of Texas at San Antonio

501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.

San Antonio, Texas 78207-4415

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

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