The Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs seeks applications and nominations for a tenure-track position as assistant professor with teaching and research interests in public/non-profit management. Primary responsibilities of the position include:
1) Conducting a program of research leading to scholarly publications 2) Teaching graduate courses in the MPA and Ph.D. programs 3) Internal service 4) Outreach activities related to research
The University of Missouri is located in Columbia, Missouri. It is one of only 34 public universities that has membership in the Association of American Universities and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution. The Truman School has regularly been ranked among the nation's top schools of public affairs. It has a multidisciplinary, research-oriented faculty (including many with joint appointments in collaborating units) and houses several research centers and institutes.
Applicants for this position are expected to demonstrate high potential for scholarly research, publication, grant activity and teaching excellence. Preferred candidates will have strong theoretical orientation and methodological skills. An earned doctorate in public management, public administration, political science, sociology or a related field is required at the time of appointment.
Screening will begin October 15th, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, a brief cover letter, writing samples, and a research statement. At least three reference letters should be sent electronically to KellerW@missouri.edu or by hard copy to: Chair, Truman School Recruitment Committee, Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri, 106 Middlebush Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-6100.
Applicants may contact Professor Peter Mueser, Chair of the Search Committee (MueserP@missouri.edu) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any questions about the application process.
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. Today, MU is a $2.1 billion enterprise and an important investment for the state and nation. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one: It's a major land-grant institution with ...a statewide mission of service to citizens and Missouri's largest public research university. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. The state’s most comprehensive university, MU offers more than 300 degree programs through 19 colleges and schools and is one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. Mizzou What is Mizzou? Learn about the history and traditions behind the name Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 35,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Twenty-six percent of MU freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes. MU’s nationally prominent faculty bring discoveries into the classroom, publish more than 1,600 books and scholarly articles each year and spend about $235 million annually on scientific research; they account for 70 percent of the research dollars flowing to Missouri public universities. Ninety-two percent of full-time, ranked faculty hold doctorates or the highest degree in their field.