Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Public Management

LBJ School of Public Affairs - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Open: Oct 4, 2017

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs (LBJ School) at the University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire one or more faculty members to join the tenured/tenure-track faculty at a rank commensurate with experience. The School welcomes applications from candidates at any rank.

Public management is a core subject in the LBJ master's degree programs. Public management encompasses practitioner skills and scholarly research dedicated to policy implementation by government, non-governmental organizations, or non-profit agencies. The successful candidate will work with other LBJ faculty to strengthen and sustain public management as a core program in the School's graduate curriculum. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain a productive research program and to teach courses in the field as needed to support the School's instructional needs.

The LBJ School comprises more than 40 faculty members and approximately 300 graduate students, and offers multi-disciplinary curricula leading to the degrees of Master of Public Affairs, Master of Global Policy Studies, Ph.D. in Public Policy, D.C. Concentration and Executive Master in Public Leadership.

Eligible candidates must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment in August 2018 and offer evidence of requisite academic qualification to teach graduate courses in public management. Published research and teaching experience will be required in such fields as: policy implementation at the national, state or local government level; public administration; management/leadership development; public acquisition and contracting; information technology management; organization development; performance measurement and management; or human resources management.

Successful candidates should offer evidence of work with diverse student and community populations. Successful candidates should demonstrate interest in, and success with, establishing dynamic, collaborative inter-disciplinary research and teaching, given the LBJ School's dedication to strengthening the field of public management by working with faculty in other University of Texas at Austin schools and institutions.

Application Instructions
Interested applicants are invited to submit (via Interfolio) a letter of interest and curriculum vitae that detail their professional accomplishments, teaching philosophy and experience, and research interests. All applicants should submit three letters of recommendation. Screening of completed application files will begin on November 15, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


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