Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Public Administration

Murray State University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Feb 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Political Science and Sociology at Murray State University invites applications for an advanced assistant or associate professor and director of public administration starting August 1, 2022.  Appointment at rank commensurate with experience.  This is a ten-month position from August 1st May 31st. Prior service credit may be awarded towards tenure.  We offer both an on-campus and online MPA program with several concentrations. While the specialization is open, we are interested in candidates who can teach some combination of Public Policy Analysis, Public Budgeting and Finance, and Public Organizations, along with other courses that contribute to the department's programs.   The candidate must also be able to use multiple delivery methods in non-traditional formats (e.g. online, ITV, and in-person).
As director of the MPA the candidate will:
  •  review applications for admission to the MPA program,
  • advise newly admitted and some returning students,
  • work with the chair and program faculty on course offerings,
  • oversee program assessment, and
  •  represent the program at meetings and events.

Minimum Education Requirements:
PhD, DPA, or related doctorate in political science, public administration, public policy or related field is required. 

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Successful candidates should demonstrate a track record of excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

Note:  Rank to be determined based upon the successful candidate's qualifications. 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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