Assistant Professor - Coastal and Ocean Policy

Wilmington, New Hanover County
Apr 03, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Public Policy
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Vacancy: #14F095 Position: #4719 The Department of Public and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a position as a tenure-track assistant professor to teach classes in our new Master of Coastal and Ocean Policy Program as well as our Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program. Position starts August 2014. A doctorate in Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, Political Science, Planning, or a closely related field is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment. Prior professional experience is desirable. The successful candidate must be able to teach the policy analysis and/or quantitative methods courses in the MPA/MCOP programs. The successful candidate should also be able to contribute courses to the MCOP curriculum, many of which also serve the MPA program’s concentrations in urban and regional politics and planning, coastal planning and management, environmental policy and management, and marine policy. The successful candidate will also be expected to advise students and contribute to the development of the new MCOP program and teach undergraduate courses as needed. A willingness to teach courses via distance education technologies and alternative scheduling formats is preferred. Additional information about the MCOP program can be found at while information about the MPA program can be found at To apply, please complete the online application available at Required information includes a letter of application addressed to Dr. Mark T. Imperial, Chair of MCOP Search Committee that describes teaching and research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, which should be uploaded with the online application. Inquiries about the position should be made to Mark Imperial (910) 962-7928 or Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Applications received before May 23, 2014 will receive priority consideration, however the Committee will continue to review and accept applications until the position is filled. UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.