Assistant/Associate Professor, Public Administration

Employer
Louisiana State University
Location
Louisiana, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Department of Public Administration at Louisiana State University (LSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position at either the assistant or associate professor level, to begin in August 2021. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to research and teaching, with an active research agenda and an ability to teach core and elective courses (in-person and online) in public administration and public management (e.g., Public Human Resource Management, Public Administration Theory and Practice, Organizational Analysis).

 

LSU is Louisiana’s flagship university, and its main campus is located in Baton Rouge, the state capital. The Department of Public Administration offers a NASPAA accredited Master of Public Administration degree and strives to prepare talented and diverse MPA students to lead public, nonprofit, and private sector organizations. The department is deeply committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion at the community, student, and faculty levels.

The faculty teaching load is two courses per semester (four courses per year) and involves teaching in-person and online. Research expectations are in line with the demands of a flagship university and peer institutions. Salary, benefits, start-up equipment (hardware and software), and summer research assistance will be competitive.

LSU is committed to providing equal opportunity for all qualified persons in admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities which the University operates without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran’s status. LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Assistant Professor:
    • Ph.D. in Public Administration or a closely related field (e.g., public policy, public affairs, political science) by August 2021. ABD candidates will be considered
    • Specific experience: A strong commitment to teaching and student engagement, and an established and/or promising research agenda.
  • Associate Professor:
    • Ph.D. in Public Administration or a closely related field (e.g., public policy, public affairs, political science) by August 2021. 
    • Years of experience: 5 years
    • Specific experience: A strong commitment to teaching and student engagement, and an established and/or promising research agenda.

Special Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021 and continue until an applicant is selected. Applicants should submit the following materials through LSU’s online application system: (1) letter of application; (2) vita; (3) copies of selected papers; (4) teaching evaluations (if available). In addition, applicants should have three letters of recommendation submitted directly to Dr. Suzette Caleo at scaleo@lsu.edu

Questions concerning the announcement should also be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Suzette Caleo (scaleo@lsu.edu).

Additional Information:

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu