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Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Oct. 10, 2022
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Public Admin-135360
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Urban Studies and Planning
    Public Policy & Administration
Position Summary
The Department of Public Administration at the University of North Texas invites applications for an assistant professor of public administration for a nine-month tenure track position beginning August 2023 primarily focused on the area of local government management. The teaching responsibilities for this position include classes in the MPA and Ph.D. programs. Teaching in the undergraduate programs in Nonprofit Leadership Studies and Urban Policy and Planning, as well as the minor in Public Administration, may also be required. The Department is interested in candidates who can demonstrate the promise of a highly productive research agenda, a commitment to and the promise of externally funded scholarly research, and an interest in community engagement while supporting a 2-2 teaching load. We are strongly committed to a diverse work place, and we encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. in public administration or closely related field completed by August 2023.
  • Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach core courses in the Master of Public Administration degree.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates should have a documented research agenda in scholarly journals and demonstrate excellence in local government management.
  • Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching courses in leadership, human resources, and local government management in online, hybrid and in-person formats.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a record of or the potential for external funding.

  • The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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