Department of Public Administration
The Department of Public Administration at Louisiana State
University (LSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position
at the assistant professor level, to begin in August 2022. The
successful applicant will have a strong commitment to research and
teaching with an active research agenda. Candidates should be
prepared to teach theory and methods courses (in-person and online)
in public administration and policy.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a
Ph.D. in public administration, public policy, or a closely related
field (e.g., economics, political science) by August 2022.
LSU is Louisiana’s flagship university and an R1 Carnegie
Classification research institution. It is a land-, sea-, and
space-grant university with a main campus in Baton Rouge, the state
capital. The Department of Public Administration offers a 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
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
Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2021 and
continue until an applicant is selected. Applicants should submit
the following materials through
LSU’s online application system (internal applicants can
here): (1) letter of interest; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) one to
three representative publications or working papers; (4) teaching
evaluations (if available); (5) contact information for three
Questions concerning the announcement should be directed to the
chair of the search committee, Dr. Suzette Caleo (email@example.com).
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.