The Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University's Camden campus invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position for the academic year beginning 2020-2021. We are a multi-disciplinary department offering students an undergraduate program in Urban Studies and Community Development; a Master of Public Administration (with an optional specialization in Community Development), including an accelerated BA/MPA, and an Executive MPA program for working adults with managerial experience; and a Master of Science and Ph.D. programs in Public Affairs with a concentration in Community Development. We are looking for a candidate whose training, teaching and research interests generally are in the areas of Community Development, Urban Land Use, Sustainable Economics, or Economic Development Policy. Special consideration will be given to those scholars with research interests in urban policy, housing policy, economic analysis of public policy, research methods, spatial analytics, city or regional planning, or urban agriculture.
Teaching responsibilities will include two courses per semester on community development topics across our programs, but especially in the undergraduate Urban Studies program and the Public Affairs M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The successful candidate will also be expected to advise students and serve on doctoral dissertation committees. All applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly potential commensurate with expectations at a public research university. Rutgers University-Camden places a high value on providing meaningful undergraduate and graduate opportunities for research and for civic engagement.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. in a social science field by the start of employment. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the department and the institution.
Posting Number: 19FA2180
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 102375
About Rutgers University
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