Assistant Professor in Public Administration (Tenure Track)
Main Campus - Hilltop
Up to 25%
The School of Management at the University of San Francisco seeks applicants in the field of public administration for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Fall 2017. The School seeks applicants who are at the cutting edge of teaching and research in public administration.
Applicants should be prepared to teach quantitative research methodology, as well as other courses. Possible areas of research include one or more of the following: housing policy, public economics, public management, health management, big data analytics, public policy design, implementation or evaluation. Applicants should be able to demonstrate potential for successfully teaching public administration courses, in class, and potentially on-line, as well as a developing research agenda.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
USF is committed to being internationally recognized as a Catholic, Jesuit, urban university with a global perspective that prepares public and nonprofit sector administrators and leaders concerned with vulnerable individuals and communities with a commitment to a more humane and just world.
EEO Policy: The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
A successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications: (1) an earned doctorate, by the time of appointment, in public administration, public management or public policy, or closely related field (e.g., sociology, economics, political science, health management, organizational behavior); (2) an established or emerging research program in public administration; and (3) evidence of excellence in teaching public administration. The candidate will teach primarily in the MPA program. Scholarly and practice-oriented research is welcomed.
Special Instructions Summary
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter that contains the names of at minimum one public sector and three academic references, a curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, a research sample, and contact information to: MPASearch@usfca.edu.
Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The search chair is Professor Richard Callahan, Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration and further information regarding USF and the School of Management is available at: http://www.usfca.edu/management/.
Job Open Date
Posted until Filled
The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world's most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student's passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit www.usfca.edu.
The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
Fair Chance Ordinance
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. For more information visit: http://sfgov.org/olse/fair-chance-ordinance-fco.
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