Associate Professor of Political Science - Public Administration and MPA Director

Oakland University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.

The Department of Political Science at Oakland University invites applications for an Associate Professor of Political Science-Public Administration, to begin August 15, 2022. The successful candidate will also be appointed to an initial 3-year term as MPA Director. This position is eligible for renewal during the 3rd year of each 3-year appointment.

We seek a scholar in public and/or nonprofit administration, able to teach broadly across the discipline at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Human Resource Management and Program Evaluation are immediate instructional needs in our NASPAA-accredited program.

The MPA Director supervises a full-time program coordinator and two graduate assistants, and responsibilities include overseeing curriculum development, student recruitment, and managing part-time faculty in the MPA program. The MPA Director position carries with it a two-course administrative release and stipend each regular academic year (and thus an annual teaching load of three courses in a normal academic year). Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.A PhD with a specialization in Public Administration or related field, with the ability to teach at least two MPA core courses. A record of scholarly achievement commensurate with rank of appointment according to department and Oakland University standards.


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