Assistant Professor, Public Administration

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The School of Public Administration in the College of Public Service and Leadership Studies at Kentucky State University invites applications for the following full time, tenure track faculty position.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Administration

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in public administration or political science is required. (ABDs with clear and imminent completion dates will be considered. Those with political science doctorates must have 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.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates will teach MPA courses (Core, Human Resource Management Specialty, Non-Profit 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. Duties may also include teaching on-line and/or undergraduate courses.

The MPA Program is NASPAA accredited and is located in Frankfort, Kentucky’s capital. 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 27,500) just 26 miles west of Lexington, 52 miles east of Louisville, and 96 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. The student body includes approximately 2,700 students from Kentucky and 33 other states as well as nine foreign countries. Kentucky State University is proud of its cultural, ethnic, racial and gender diversity in its faculty, staff and students. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

The review of applications will begin immediately. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Public Administration Faculty position is slated to begin January 2020.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, and three letters of reference/recommendations to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Kentucky State University
Attention: Dr.Lucian Yates III, Provost
400 E. Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 12/13/2019
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