Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Public Administration

School of Government and International Affairs


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Public Administration faculty position in the School of Government and International Affairs.


Position Qualifications - Responsibilities: Primary teaching responsibilities include graduate courses in the core curriculum of our NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in budgeting, financial management, state and local government, urban and regional planning, and other areas open to the interests and preparation of the applicant. Commitment to excellence in teaching complemented by strong scholarship and engagement in service, program management, curriculum design, student learning outcome assessment, and working in a diverse community is expected. The successful applicant will have documented evidence of teaching excellence and will maintain a productive research program that can successfully compete for external funding. Strong scholarship, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty in the School teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.


Desired qualifications: Ability to teach courses in systems administration or information security is a plus.


Required Education – Experience (minimum qualifications): Qualifications include PhD in public administration, public policy, political science or related discipline with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and scholarship.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


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Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.