The School of Public Affairs and Administration seeks applicants for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position. The Assistant Teaching Professor will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate level public affairs and administration courses on campus and online. The responsibilities for this position will be to teach 4 courses each Fall and Spring Semester. In addition, the appointee will be expected to actively participate in service activities within the school as assigned by the dean. More specifically, the appointee is expected to play a significant role in the recruitment of international students as well facilitate international training programs. Finally, the appointee will be expected to maintain an active research agenda. The appointee will be a core faculty member in a NASPAA-accredited public administration program that is ranked 33rd nationally in Public Affairs by US News and World Report and holds four other top-25 rankings in Public Affairs and Administration.
As a major public university in New Jersey’s largest city, the Newark Campus of Rutgers provides students with the knowledge and preparation necessary for leadership roles in an increasingly complex society, with particular attention to its public mission and building a civic dialogue. The campus is the most diverse national university in the United States and is ranked twelfth among doctoral degree-granting small universities in the country. The School of Public Affairs and Administration 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 M.P.A., a fully online M.P.A., an Executive M.P.A., and a research-oriented Ph.D. Faculty are also involved in nine certificate programs. Total enrollment is more than 1000 degree and non-degree students. Teaching, published research, and community engagement are all important to the School.
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in public administration or a related field. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until outstanding candidates are found. 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. Women and minorities 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 very broadly. Diversity may include, but is not limited to, gender, ethnicity, race, culture, national origin, or other personal or professional characteristics that are either unrepresented or underrepresented in the particular department or unit of intended hire.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in public administration or a related field. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until outstanding candidates are found.
Posting Number: 20FA0469
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 114727
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.