Job at UL – Monroe

The Department of Political Science at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in public administration, beginning in August, 2016.
Candidates should have a primary research and teaching interest in the field of public administration, with the expectation that the candidate will serve as the coordinator for our recently approved Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and assist with NASPAA accreditation. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate experience or familiarity in online programs and course delivery, as ULM’s MPA program is 100% online. In addition to graduate teaching responsibilities, the candidate will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate curriculum, survey level courses, and advising. The candidate must also have evidence of a scholarly record, community engagement, and leadership skills and experience.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in public administration, public policy, political science, or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational public university in Monroe, Louisiana, United States and part of the University of Louisiana System.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. ULM conducts criminal backgrounds checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
Application materials received by January 1, 2016 will be given full consideration. Applications received after this date may be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool. Incomplete and/or late applications will not receive consideration.
If you have questions regarding this announcement, or if you are not able to complete this application due to disability or other problem, please contact Dr. John W. Sutherlin at 318.342.1541 or
A complete application must include:
  1.      A letter of application;
  2.      A detailed curriculum vitae;
  3.      Evidence of teaching effectiveness, especially online, (e.g. course evaluations);
  4.     Evidence of research potential (e.g. writing samples, recently published work or papers);
  5.      All undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and
  6.       Three letters of recommendation (letters of recommendation may be sent separately to:
Only complete applications will be considered. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants will be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
John W. Sutherlin, PhD
Program Coordinator, Political Science
Director, Social Science Research Lab
University of Louisiana at Monroe

318.342.1541 office
318.342.1775 fax


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