IUPFW position announcement

The faculty members in the Department of Public Policy at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) are seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor in Public Administration, beginning August 2014. The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related discipline. Advanced ABD applicants will also be considered. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in public administration, public finance, and public affairs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and have an active research agenda.

The faculty in the interdisciplinary Department of Public Policy have backgrounds in Political Science, Sociology, Criminology, Public Health, and Law. The Department has approximately 450 undergraduate and 50 graduate students.

Indiana University?Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering more than 200 prestigious IU and Purdue degree and certificate programs. More than 14,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities pursue their education on our 683-acre campus.

IPFW combines challenging academic programs with student-centered flexibility at an affordable price. The university?s exemplary standards in teaching and research provide unparalleled value for career preparation and professional development in an ever-changing global market. The university?s commitment to service makes it an economic, cultural, and societal leader in the region. IPFW is located in Indiana?s second-largest city, Fort Wayne, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 475,000. IPFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access University accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials (letter of interest, vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information of three

references) electronically to:

Brian L. Fife, Chair

Public Administration Search Committee

Department of Public Policy

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.

Fort Wayne IN 46805-1499

Telephone: 260-481-6351

Fax: 260-481-6346

Email: fifeb


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I am an associate professor of public administration at Tennessee State University. The opinions expressed on my blog are my own and do not represent those of my institution.
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