Open Rank, Public Administration

Employer
American University
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Urban & Regional Planning, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Political Science & International Relations, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University invites applications for several full-time, tenure-track positions at the ranks of Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2023. Applicants should have a PhD in public administration, political science, or a related field. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring.

Teaching responsibilities will include core and elective courses in the School’s highly ranked Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy and PhD degree programs. Possible courses include Introduction to Public Administration and the Policy Process, Legal Basis of Public Administration, Organizational Analysis, Managing Human Capital Assets, and others. In addition to producing high quality scholarship and effective teaching, responsibilities will include mentoring graduate students and service. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu .

Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Government; Justice, Law, & Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The Department of Public Administration & Policy offers five graduate degrees, an undergraduate minor, and several graduate certificates. Its programs are consistently ranked among the best in the field of public affairs by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the School of Public Affairs at www.american.edu/spa and about the Department of Public Administration & Policy at www.american.edu/dpap .

Applicants should have a PhD in public administration, political science, or a related field. Depending on qualifications, the appointee to this position may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring.

We welcome applications from candidates with an excellent record or promise of scholarly research and exceptional teaching in public administration and management. Possible research topics of interest include but are not limited to: public administration and democracy, public administration and law, citizen voice and participation in governance, diversification of the public service and representative bureaucracy, organizational design and performance, public-private-nonprofit networked governance.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on July 15th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received by September 15, 2022 will receive full consideration. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/107795 . Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recently published articles and/or working papers, three references for tenured applicants or three letters of recommendation for untenured applicants. Please, email dpapsearch@american.edu if you have any questions.

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