Faculty Position Announcement – Public Policy
School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha
The School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha, seeks applicants for an open rank faculty position with an emphasis in public policy, to begin August 2016. A PhD in Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, or a related field is required. We seek candidates who will make significant contributions in our doctoral and masters programs and whose work broadly connects policy processes, including design and implementation, to public and/or nonprofit management and the larger governance environment. Candidates should have a strong research record, demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to community engagement related to these areas, commensurate with rank. This position is a strategic priority for the School and aligned with the University priority on Doctoral/Graduate Research.
The School of Public Administration boasts a supportive and collaborative academic culture. It is home to one of the longest-accredited MPA programs in the country, enrolling approximately 275 graduate students each year. The MPA program is ranked among the top 15 percent of all such programs in U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools (2013 edition) and is offered both online and on campus. The School also has a growing M.S. in Urban Studies program and is home to one of the few Ph.D. programs in Public Administration in the Great Plains region. The University is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University. For more information, visit our web page at http://spa.unomaha.edu/ or contact the chair of the search committee: Dr. Angela Eikenberry (email@example.com).
To apply for this position, please go to https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/. Current curriculum vita; a letter addressing professional experience and qualifications; the names and contact information for three references; and evidence of teaching excellence, productive scholarly research, and commitment to community engagement must be included in the application. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
The university and school have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.