The Department of Government at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track assistant professor position to teach classes in the department's Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program and undergraduate political science classes as needed. Position starts August 15, 2019. Candidates will be expected to teach one or more core courses in the MPA Program, with the ability to develop and/or teach fully online courses. Preference will be given to candidates with secondary interest in community development and/or nonprofit management.
In addition to the MPA program, the Department houses undergraduate majors in Political Science and Paralegal Science. Successful applicants will be expected to develop and teach one or more core courses in the department's MPA Program and political science classes as needed. Candidates will also be expected to develop and/or teach fully online courses.
A Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Affairs, or Public Policy is required. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester. Successful candidates should be, or have the potential to be, an active scholar and a high quality teacher.
Review of applications will begin October 01, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Position Title: Assistant Professor, MPA
Posting Number: F00040P
Internal Number: 7848
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .