Assistant Professor - Public Administration


Job Summary

Assistant Professor in the Department of Planning and Public Administration - Available September 2018

The College of Business & Public Administration at Eastern Washington University is currently seeking to fill a tenure track, Assistant Professor position of Public Administration beginning in September 2018. The college seeks faculty who are committed to excellence in instruction and who appreciate a student-centered, practice-oriented, hands-on emphasis in the education process. Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive institution where excellent teaching must be supplemented with an appropriate research program. The primary teaching assignment for this position will be in the Master's Program in Public Administration.

Eastern is a Masters-I public university of over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students offering high-quality liberal arts and professional programs in Cheney, the Spokane metropolitan area, and elsewhere in Washington State. The city of Cheney offers a safe, small-town atmosphere 20 minutes from Spokane, a metropolitan region of over 400,000 with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities.

Eastern Washington University's Graduate Program in Public Administration is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

This position is open until further notice; screening will begin on April 9, 2018. To be assured of consideration, application materials should be submitted by this date. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified and agreed.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Robert C. Zinke, Chair, Master of Public Administration Search Committee (bzinke@ewu.edu).

EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidate(s) will be required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.



About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.


Conditions of Employment
  • Multiple work locations (Main Office located at EWU Riverpoint Campus, Spokane, and a shared office is at the EWU Cheney Campus)
  • Field instruction may be part of some classes, and some travel is expected.
  • The required start date for this position is 09/16/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018.


Physical Demands

A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.

Required Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in public administration or related field or ABD with doctoral degree awarded by August 1, 2018.
  • Ability to teach courses at the graduate level, preferably in one or more of the following areas: budgeting, public personnel, public management.
  • Willingness to learn and use on-line teaching approaches
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Multiple years teaching experience at the college or university level
  • Experience teaching at least one full course at the graduate level
  • Experience teaching on-line courses
  • Ability to teach in a variety of fields in public administration.
  • Ability to teach in a variety of fields in urban and regional planning.




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