Essential Functions: We seek candidates whose scholarship investigates contemporary issues in public and nonprofit management. A successful candidate will teach graduate-level courses in public and nonprofit management in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Specifically, applicants will be required to teach courses in public service personnel management and nonprofit management. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can also teach administrative ethics including standards for policy making. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Responsibilities of this position also include coordinating a primarily online Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Conduct scholarly research in public and nonprofit management and disseminate results through publications and participate in professional forums.Serve on examination committees and supervise dissertations, theses, and essays.Assist in curriculum development and serve on departmental and university committees.Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in public administration, public policy, nonprofit and philanthropic studies, or a related field by the time of the appointment.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.