Assistant Professor - Public Policy/Public Administration
The Department of Political Science at the University of Rhode Island anticipates an opening for a faculty position in the area of Public Administration with a specialization in Public Management or Public Policy. This is a tenure-track, academic year appointment at the rank of assistant professor to commence in the Fall of 2021.
We are seeking to attract a diverse pool of job applicants for this position. A key pillar of URI’s mission is to “inspire an enlightened community that is characterized by vibrant cultural diversity; that embraces difference; that is built upon a learning environment that fosters respect, understanding, and social justice; and that rejects prejudice and intolerance.” Our department seeks candidates whose principles align with that mission.
Applicants will be expected to teach graduate-level political science courses in the area of Public Management or Public Policy that serve as requirements for an online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with online graduate certificates in Policy Analysis and Public Management. Applicants will also teach undergraduate political science courses on Public Administration, Public Management, Public Policy, and other areas of expertise.
Expected to publish original research in the field of Public Administration and Public Policy, support the governance and administration of an MPA program that is preparing to begin the process of NASPAA-accreditation, work with diverse populations, and advise students.
Provide service to the department, the university and the profession.
Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (F00216).
Please attach 5 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:
(#1) A letter of application that describes your interest in this position, (#2) A Curriculum Vitae which includes the names/contact information for three references, a list of all completed graduate-level courses, and, if available, course syllabi and teaching evaluations for any courses you have taught (Note: please scan and attach all of this information as a single CV pdf document), (#3) A brief research and teaching statement (as one complete pdf document), (#4) “Other Document” – A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion reflecting on URI’s mission to “inspire an enlightened community that is characterized by vibrant cultural diversity; that embraces difference; that is built upon a learning environment that fosters respect, understanding, and social justice; and that rejects prejudice and intolerance.” (one complete pdf document), and (#5) “Other” – If applicable, submit an article-length sample of relevant scholarly work. (Document is Optional).
APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE JANUARY 15, 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.