The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at the Newark Campus of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in fall 2020. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: public administration and management, nonprofit management, local government, and urban affairs. We seek applications from highly productive researchers with a solid record of scholarly achievements. Candidates should be able to teach courses in our BA program in public and nonprofit administration and our MPA program (both on campus and online). Experience with, or interest in, teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds is also important.
The appointee will become a core faculty member in a NASPAA-accredited public administration program that is ranked 12th nationally in Public Management/Administration by US News and World Report and holds four other top-20 rankings in Public Affairs and Administration.
Rutgers-Newark is committed to its public mission as an anchor institution. The University provides students with the knowledge and preparation necessary for leadership roles in an increasingly complex society. For nearly two decades, the campus has consistently ranked as one of the most diverse national universities in the United States. The university is ranked fourth among national universities for increasing social mobility; and, Rutgers-Newark is ranked twelfth in prominence among doctoral degree-granting small universities in the country.
Geographically, the Newark Campus of Rutgers is a major public university in New Jersey’s largest city and is located just twenty minutes outside of New York City.
SPAA actively engages with the nonprofit and government communities in the greater Newark metro area. The School offers an undergraduate major in public and nonprofit administration, an on-campus MPA, a fully online MPA, an Executive MPA, and a research-oriented Ph.D. Faculty are also involved in several certificate programs. Total enrollment is more than 1,000 degree and non-degree students. Teaching and published research are both important to the School.
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in public administration or a related field at the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2019, and will continue until outstanding candidates are identified. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Diversity and inclusion are a key foundational element of Rutgers University's Strategic Plan. In the goal to enhance faculty diversity, Rutgers defines diversity broadly. Diversity may include, but is not limited to, gender, ethnicity, race, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, or other personal or professional characteristics that are either unrepresented or underrepresented in SPAA. Rutgers-Newark is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Candidates interested in this position should visit http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/101909 to apply.
Questions should be addressed to: Norma M. Riccucci (email@example.com), Chair, Faculty Search Committee.
Please consult the School and Campus websites for further information (http://spaa.newark.rutgers.edu and http://www.newark.rutgers.edu).
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in public affairs and administration or a related field at the time of appointment.
Posting Number: 19FA2144
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 101909
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.