Tenure-Track Faculty Position Position: The Department of Public Administration in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service invites applications for two faculty positions at the assistant professor level starting August 10, 2016.
Candidates for these tenure-track positions should have a demonstrated record of effective teaching and research in emergency management.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities are primarily in the undergraduate Emergency Administration and Planning Program and in the emergency management specialization in the MPA and PhD programs. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in hazards, vulnerability, disasters, homeland security or other areas related to emergency management.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold an earned PhD in emergency management, geography, sociology, public administration, public affairs, or any disaster-related discipline 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 4th, 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
Dr. Gary Webb Search Committee Chair Department of Public Administration University of North Texas (940)565-2165 (940)-369-5815 Gary.Webb@unt.edu