Assistant Professor - MPA

Las Cruces, Dona Ana County
Jul 29, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
A Ph.D. in Political Science or Public Administration, D.P.A, or Ph.D. in closely related field such as public affairs or public policy is required. Applicants from other disciplines will not be considered. Degree must be completed before August 2016 but preference will be given to those with degree in hand by August 2015. Areas are open, although candidates capable of teaching graduate courses in organization theory, human resources management, and ethics, and undergraduate courses in public administration, nonprofit management, and American politics are preferred. Candidates should indicate in their application material the mix of graduate and undergraduate courses in the departments programs they are capable of teaching. The successful candidate must possess strong teaching and research skills, ability to work effectively with students, faculty and community leaders, a demonstrated commitment to public service, and an ability to contribute to the department’s on-line offerings. Preference will be given to those committed to public administration, and/or experience working in state/local government. For more information about the department, visit our homepage at