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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Nonprofit Management

Employer
University of Toledo
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Toledo, Department of Political Science and Public Administration invite applications for a tenure track assistant professor in nonprofit management. The new faculty member will primarily support our MPA program and graduate certificate program in nonprofit management. The new faculty member will be expected to teach a variety of nonprofit courses as well as the required MPA courses in public budgeting and finance and research methods.

The University of Toledo is a student-centered, community-engaged, comprehensive research university in Northwest Ohio. Our growing eight-person department offers a BA in political science and the MPA. We are a collegial group of talented scholars and teachers who welcome diverse methodological approaches in research and teaching and support interdisciplinary collaboration. The University of Toledo offers a competitive compensation package, startup funds, and a teaching load that reflects a balance between teaching, research, and service. Summer teaching is optional and subject to enrollment. The department is centrally located on the main campus, which boasts Centennial Mall, tree-lined paths, and public art. The Toledo metro area has a population of over 650,000, is located near Lake Erie and features world-class museums and Metroparks, a terrific zoo, theater, opera, an emerging food scene, and top-notch minor league sports.

Candidates must apply at https://jobs.utoledo.edu with the following documents: a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts, and a writing sample.

In addition, submit three letters of recommendation directly to the search committee chair Dr. Jami Taylor (jami.taylor@utoledo.edu).

The University of Toledo is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to maintaining a welcoming and respectful community to all members, regardless of their race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socio-economic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.  As part of this commitment, we require that all applicants for faculty and staff positions submit a statement that discusses their past and/or planned contributions to a culture of equity and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, or service. In this statement, the applicant should also reflect upon their experiences and vision regarding how their values and experiences advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in working with students, faculty, and staff. 

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and the position will remain open until filled. The position will start on August 15, 2022. The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in public administration, political science, or public policy. Candidates who have experience teaching budgeting and nonprofit classes, are prepared to mentor underrepresented minority students, and show a willingness to engage with the local nonprofit community are preferred. The candidate's area of research should be related to nonprofit management or public budgeting and finance. The new faculty member will teach primarily in the MPA program but will also teach Introduction to American Government and other undergraduate political science courses. Service expectations include community outreach and participation in MPA program governance with responsibility increasing as the candidate approaches tenure.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals, and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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