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Asst Professor – Public Administration

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives .


Assistant Professor


The University of Wyoming’s School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies (SPPAIS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to contribute to its Master of Public Administration program with emphasis in policy analysis beginning August 2024.


Teaching, Research, and Service
  • Teach a 2/3 course load for the academic year
  • Maintain active scholarly research agenda
  • Advise and Mentor MPA Students
  • Provide Service to Department, College, and University

As directed


Assistant Professor rank to contribute to its Master of Public Administration program with emphasis in policy analysis


This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

  • PhD (or ABD near completion of the PhD) in public administration or related field.
  • The ability to teach courses in Policy Analysis, Empirical Methods, and/or Policy Process.

Ability to contribute to core courses in the larger MPA curriculum such as public personnel and introduction to public administration at the graduate and undergraduate level.


A completed application includes uploading the following as one PDF document : Letter of application that includes a statement of teaching interests and experience, a research agenda; current CV; list of graduate courses or a graduate transcript; and contact information for at least three work-related references.

Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Robert Schuhman, Review of applications will begin October 23rd, 2023.


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

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