Position: The Department of Public Administration in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant professor level starting August 10, 2016. Candidates for this tenure-track position should have a demonstrated record of effective teaching and research in public administration.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities are primarily in the department’s NASPAA accredited MPA program and the PhD program in Public Administration and Management. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in local government and in areas such as nonprofit management, human resources and financial management.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold an earned PhD in public administration, public affairs, or related disciplines and relevant teaching experience. Prior involvement with grants and relevant professional experience is preferred, but not required. Setting: The University of North Texas, the largest and most comprehensive university in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has over 37,000 students, one-fourth of whom are graduate students. The MPA program is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the area of city management and urban policy. The department offers a BS in Emergency Administration and Planning, the first of its kind in the nation, and a PhD in public administration and management. More information may be obtained at www.padm.unt.edu. Proximity to the DFW metropolitan area, which includes hundreds of local governments, many non-profit organizations and foundations, and federal regional headquarters, affords numerous opportunities for research and student experiential learning.
Application Procedures: Review of applications begins on January 4, 2016, and continues until the search is closed. All applicants must apply online at: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu.
Applicants must submit a letter of interest, current vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references with the online application.
Contact for position and/or department questions:
Dr. Hee Soun Jang, Search Committee Chair Department of Public Administration University of North Texas (940)565-2165 (940)-369-7844 HeeSoun.Jang@unt.edu