Position Opening: Assistant/Associate Professor, Rockefeller College, SUNY-Albany

Assistant or Associate Professor
Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Department of Public Administration & Policy
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy University at Albany, State University of New York

The Department of Public Administration & Policy at the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning fall 2020.

Applicants must possess a specialization in public budgeting, public finance, and/or public financial management. Candidates must be committed to excellence in scholarly research and should be effective teachers. Faculty in Rockefeller College are expected to pursue an active research program, teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in service activities.

We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality research and who employ a variety of methodological approaches. Applicants must have a research agenda that demonstrates a substantial, ongoing interest in government and the public sector. Candidates are expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate courses as well as courses that are specific to the department’s public financial management concentration. We have a preference for applicants who are able to teach undergraduate statistics courses.

Experience in the practice of public or managerial finance is preferred but not required. Experience seeking grants is also desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2020. The successful candidate will likely have a doctorate in public administration, public policy, public affairs, or an allied field such as economics or finance. Applicants should have a trajectory that suggests a tenurable research record is likely. Additionally, applicants must 1) be able to teach core public budgeting and financial management graduate and undergraduate courses, 2) be willing and able to mentor graduate and undergraduate students, 3) be able or have the potential to fulfill the mission and goals of Rockefeller College, and 4) possess excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Please apply online at https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=113096 Applicants must also submit the following materials:

  • A cover letter addressed to Edmund C. Stazyk, Chair of the Search Committee
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A writing sample
  • Teaching evaluations, if available
  • Three letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts, emailed to PADsearch@albany.edu

Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. A Ph.D. must be from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

About Rockefeller College and the University at Albany

Rockefeller College is home to a diverse group of scholars interested in teaching and research on issues of importance in the public and nonprofit sectors. Ranked 21st overall by US News and World Report, the Department of Public Administration and Policy offers an undergraduate major, a Master of Public Administration (MPA), and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy. The Department is nationally ranked in information technology management, public management, public policy analysis, non-profit management, and public finance and budgeting. We actively seek and support demographic diversity in our faculty and student body. To learn more about the Department visit our website at http://www.albany.edu/ rockefeller/pad.shtml.

Rockefeller College is part of the University at Albany. Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks. Additional Information The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University’s crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University’s current campus security policies. The University at Albany’s Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml.

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