Assistant Professor of Public Administration (Tenure Track)

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Assistant Professor of Public Administration - Tenure Track

The primary purpose of this position is to teach courses and provide expertise within the academic discipline.

Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in non-profit management as well as the ability to contribute to the department’s NASPAA-accredited Master’s of Public Administration program. Successful applicants will be expected to develop and teach core courses in the area of non-profit management for the MPA Program, and one or more elective courses for the MPA degree and the Non-Profit Leadership Program.

This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses.

Successful candidates will be able to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

The Department of Government and Sociology is committed to the mission of a public liberal arts university. Excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and university service are requirements for promotion and tenure.

We seek candidates who can contribute to The Department of Government and Sociology educational mission. Successful candidates are expected to have:
1. understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning.
2. strong communication skills and successful higher education teaching experience.
3. a developing research agenda.

Requirements:  A Ph.D. in the academic discipline at the time of the appointment is expected, but we will consider exceptional candidates who are ABD (must complete Ph.D. within the first year of appointment).

Must meet SCACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship. Prior teaching experience at the University level is expected.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

To learn more about this position and to submit an application please visit:  https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5437

 

 

 

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Job No: Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Posted: 1/25/2018
Application Due: 3/26/2018
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