Assistant Professor in Public Administration-Nonprofit, Tenure Track - Binghamton University
December 21, 2017
Binghamton, New York
Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Dec 20 2017 Job Description:
The Department of Public Administration at Binghamton University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to begin fall 2018. The Department of Public Administration is home to a NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program which provides opportunities for students to specialize in nonprofit management, local government management, sustainable communities, and (pending approval) genocide and mass atrocity prevention. Several dual and accelerated degree options are available for students. The Department of Public Administration also plays an integral role in an interdisciplinary Masters in Sustainable Communities, an interdisciplinary PhD in Community Research and Action, and several of Binghamton University's innovative Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence. (See http://www.binghamton.edu/tae/ for more information on the TAEs.) The Department is within the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) that is located in downtown Binghamton at the confluence of two rivers and in close proximity to local governmental and nonprofit agencies with which faculty and students collaborate. Detailed information about the CCPA is available at http://www.binghamton.edu/ccpa. We seek applicants who can contribute to the MPA program mission "to enhance individual and institutional capacity for community-based public practice" through an integrated and engaged approach to scholarship, teaching, and service. Department faculty are active scholars, innovative teachers, engaged members of the community, and leaders in the profession. More information about the department is available at http://www.binghamton.edu/public-administration/index.html.
We welcome applications from individuals who are prepared to teach at least two of the core courses in the MPA program and will contribute to the nonprofit management specialization as part of a teaching load that is the equivalent of two 4-credit courses per semester. Competitive candidates will be active scholars and effective teachers. Demonstrated engagement with nonprofit organizations domestically or globally is desired, but not required. Ph.D. in public affairs or related field preferred; ABD considered. Compensation is competitive. The Department of Public Administration is committed to preparing its students to be leaders and effective professionals in work environments and communities characterized by increasing diversity and complexity. We seek applications from individuals who can contribute to that effort. Individuals of color are particularly encouraged to apply and will find the department a supportive and inclusive culture.
Ph.D. in public affairs or related field preferred; ABD considered.
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