Public Administration

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Requisition Number: 0811035

Position Summary: Teach graduate courses in the Master of Public Administration program, as well as undergraduate courses in public policy and administration. Pursue an active research agenda leading to publication of peer-reviewed articles and books in appropriate venues. Provide service to the University community and professional organizations.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Political Science at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will become a core faculty member in the Master of Public Administration Program, and will also be expected to teach undergraduate public policy and administration courses. Although applicants from all disciplines of public administration who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in those with teaching and research interests in either public budgeting, human resources, or quantitative methods. A completed Ph.D. in public administration, public policy, political science, or related discipline is required for appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. The University of Alabama is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama system, enrolling over 38,000 students. Its Department of Political Science has 18 faculty members and offers a Masters of Public Administration degree, along with a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degree in Political Science. To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, a transcript of graduate work, samples of publications and papers, and teaching evaluations, if available. Send three letters of recommendation directly to: Public Administration Search Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, Box 870213, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0213, or via email at [email protected] (please state the position in the email). For more information, contact James Gerard Caillier, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected] We will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2018 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions: If emailing letters of recommendation to Azia Patrick, [email protected], please state the job position in the email. Please upload a transcript of graduate work to the "Other Document 1" tab.

UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more."EEO is the Law""EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement




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Posted: 10/13/2017
Application Due: 10/26/2018
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