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Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Posting Numberreq10839
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentSchool of Public Administration (390A)
Academic LocationSchool of Public Administration
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The School of Public Administration at the University of New Mexico invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Public Administration appointment to begin in Fall, 2020. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with specialization in Public Administrative Organization and Development. Applicants must have a PhD in Public Administration or a related field at the time of hire. For best consideration, all application materials must be received by Friday November 22, 2019.

Applications must demonstrate evidence of educational excellence and leadership potential. The new faculty member will teach graduate courses in Institutional Development and Behavior and Introduction to Research Methods, supervise masters students, and contribute to core, required graduate courses.

The MPA program in the School of Public Administration is one of the oldest NASPAA-accredited programs in the nation. The University of New Mexico is a Carnegie Doctoral Very High Research Activity Institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution, with over 33,000 students on the main and branch campuses.  The University of New Mexico is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically diverse city with a rich culture and a location offering opportunities for outdoor adventure. The university is located within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, and skiing. Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, is located approximately fifty miles south of Santa Fe, the state capital.

For best consideration, all required application materials must be received by Friday November 22, 2019. We will only consider complete applications. The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries about the online application process can be directed to the Search Coordinator, Ms. Angela Kamman through email to akamman@unm.edu.  The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, and those from underrepresented groups.

New Mexico is a great setting for launching your academic career and for living long-term, featuring terrific weather, rich and diverse cultural life, outdoor recreation galore, and a broad intellectual community. Learn more at https://advance.unm.edu/why-abq/.  

UNM confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from a nationally accredited university in Public Administration or closely related social science discipline, e.g. Public Affairs, Public Policy, Political Science, at the time of hire.
  • Evidence of specialization in Public Administrative Organization and Development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in or significant potential for cutting-edge research, peer-reviewed publication, and university teaching as evidenced through the submitted CV or letters of recommendation in one of the following areas: Public Organization Theory, Behavior, and Development or Public Administrative Management and Analysis.
  • A demonstrated ability to teach in Health Services Management or Introductory Public Administration Research as a secondary field.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
Application InstructionsTo apply please access the University of New Mexico’s online application system at https://unmjobs.unm.edu and apply for posting requisition number Req10839. Only applications submitted through this website can be considered. A complete application consists of a cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae. Please include posting requisition number Req10839 in the cover letter. Three letters of recommendation must be mailed directly to: Ms. Angela Kamman, Search Coordinator, School of Public Administration, MSCO5 3100, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 or emailed to akamman@unm.edu. Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/22/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.