Academic/Faculty, Public Policy/Public Administration
Position Number: 007144
Department: Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)
Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time
Months Per Year: 9
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Political Science and Public Administration invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level specializing in public management or urban management and policy to teach in the NASPAA-accredited and nationally ranked Gerald G. Fox Master of Public Administration Program. The standard teaching load for an assistant professor is two courses each Fall and Spring semester. We seek an exceptional colleague and scholar with a research focus on diversity, equity, and social justice in government, nonprofits, or in urban communities, like Charlotte. This nine-month position begins Fall 2021.
Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Science, or a related field at the time of appointment; an active research agenda and demonstrated excellence in research that will contribute to and enhance the department's and program's national reputation; and a commitment to teaching in a diverse environment.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
We welcome scholars employing a variety of methodological approaches including but not limited to the analysis of experiments, large N data analyses, interpretive and critical research methods, and surveys.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.