Assistant Professor in Public Administration (Tenure Track)

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Assistant Professor in Public Administration (Tenure Track)

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The School of Management at the University of San Francisco and the Department of Public and Nonprofit Management invite applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018.

USF is San Francisco's first university, with a Jesuit Catholic mission to ignite a student's passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the world from here.” Its global perspective prepares public and nonprofit leaders attentive to the needs of vulnerable individuals and communities, with a commitment to a more humane and just world.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in programs offered by the department, specifically in the Master of Public Administration (MPA program) with corollary responsibilities for ongoing curriculum oversight and development as appropriate. Most courses are 3 or 4 units; the expected teaching load for this position is eighteen units per year (two-year load of 3-3-3-3 for 3-unit courses, or 2-2-2-3 for 4-unit courses, or mix therein). The successful candidate will also engage in service to the department, school and university, and maintain an active research program.

Possible areas of research and teaching include at least one of the following: management practice, local government, budgeting, public finance, public economics, public sector ethics, program evaluation, and/or experience with applying geographic information systems (GIS) and/or other large public data collections.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should be able to demonstrate potential for successfully teaching master’s level public administration courses in person and online. 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 pre-service and in-service students. Scholarly and practice-oriented research is welcomed.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

For information on how to apply, please visit the following link:

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The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, 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, 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.





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Posted: 12/19/2017
Application Due: 7/23/2018
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