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Asst Professor- School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies - MPA

Employer
University of Wyoming
Location
Laramie, WY
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University, Non-profit
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

JOB TITLE:

Assistant Professor- School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies - MPA

JOB PURPOSE:

The University of Wyoming's School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies (SPPAIS) invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to contribute to its large and expanding Master of Public Administration program to begin fall of 2025.

Research areas are open. Minimum qualifications include a PhD (or ABD near completion of the PhD) in public administration or related field and the ability to teach core courses in our MPA curriculum. In particular, we are seeking broadly trained scholars with the ability to teach one or more of the following areas: public and/or nonprofit financial management, policy analysis, empirical methods, public personnel management, state & local government, and/or emergency management. Review of applications will begin on Sept, 9 2024 and will remain open until filled.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach a 2/3 course load for the academic year
  • Teach effectively at both graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Successfully advise and mentor students
  • Develop a strong program distinguished by high-quality scholarship
  • Engage in service activities related to the department, college, university, and/or professional societies.

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:

As directed

REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:

This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ph.D. in Public Administration or a closely-related field prior to the commencement of the appointment
  • Evidence of significant research accomplishments
  • Commitment to effective teaching
  • Excellent communication skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to teach one or more of the following areas: public and/or nonprofit financial management, policy analysis, empirical methods, public personnel management, state & local government, and/or emergency management.

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application:
  • A cover letter specifically addressing the candidate's qualifications and interest in the State, University and this position
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A statement describing a) research accomplishments, interests, and future plans, and b) teaching accomplishments and philosophy
  • Contact information for at least three references

This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 09/09/2024 will receive full consideration.

For any questions or inquiries, please contact Gabel Taggart at gtaggart@uwyo.edu.

HIRING STATEMENT:

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu

ABOUT LARAMIE:

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado's Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/

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