Assistant/Associate Professor Of Public Administration

Job description

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Position Summary:


The MPA Program is NASPAA accredited. Kentucky State University was founded in 1886, as a small, land-grant, public, state-assisted, residential, coeducational, liberal studies-oriented University. It is accredited by the University-Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University is located in Kentucky’s capital city of Frankfort (population 25,527) just 26 miles west of Lexington, 52 miles east of Louisville, and 96 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. Kentucky State University is proud of the cultural, ethnic, racial and gender diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.




  • An earned doctorate in public administration, political science, or other closely related field is required. Those with doctorates in other fields must have also completed at least 30 graduate hours in public administration. Candidates possessing teaching experience, academic publication records, applied research experience, and practitioner experience will be preferred. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.



  • Successful candidates will teach MPA courses (Core, Human Resource Management Specialty, Non-Profit Specialty, International Development Specialty, and/or Electives), advise students, perform scholarly and/or applied research, and engage in university and community service. Typically, three courses will be taught per semester, including at least one on-line undergraduate (Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration) course.

Application Procedures:

Submit a cover letter, current vitae, transcripts, and names, telephone numbers, mailing and e-mail addresses of three references.





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Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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