Faculty Announcement: Professor, Public Policy, UCONN

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Professor, Public Policy, University of Connecticut


Review of applicants will begin on March 18, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Public Policy (DPP) at the University of Connecticut seeks to fill a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor starting in August 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. The Department of Public Policy is home to the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA), the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the on-line Graduate Program in Survey Research, the MPA Fellows (an executive MPA cohort), and four graduate certificates in nonprofit management, public financial management, survey research and leadership and public management. The Department also offers an undergraduate minor and a “fast-track” (3+2) program.

The Department of Public Policy is located on the new state-of-the-art campus in Hartford, Connecticut’s capital city. The University of Connecticut is a premier research institution, designated as a Research University/Very High research activity by the Carnegie Foundation. UConn is ranked 22nd by U.S. News & World Report among national public universities in the United States. The Department’s public affairs programs are ranked 9th in public budgeting and finance and 44th among public affairs programs. The Department of Public Policy has 15 full-time faculty, 140 graduate students, and 1,100 alumni.

While the position is open to all areas of specialization, focus, and approaches, candidates with research interests in the analysis or evaluation of public programs are of greatest interest. The successful candidate’s primary teaching assignment will be to offer core and elective classes in the MPA and MPP programs, including policy analysis and quantitative methods courses. The specific teaching assignment will be determined based on the interests of the candidate and the needs of the Department, and can include graduate or undergraduate classes.


Position Announcement: Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Omaha

Assistant Professor – Public/Nonprofit Budgeting & Financial Management

The School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha, seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an emphasis in public and nonprofit budgeting and financial management, to begin August 2019. A Ph.D. in Public Administration or a relevant field is required by the employment start date. We seek candidates who will make significant contributions in our doctoral and masters programs in teaching and research related to budgeting and financial management. Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach in these areas from both public and nonprofit perspectives, and to those who have expertise in quantitative research methods. The course teaching load for this position is 2:2. Candidates should also be able to teach in both face-to-face and online settings, and demonstrate promise of excellence in research, teaching, and a commitment to community engagement. Review of applications will begin on October 29, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Washington-Seattle

Assistant or Associate Professor of Educational Finance, Policy and Politics

THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, College of Education, seeks to fill a nine-month, full-time position for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Educational Finance, Policy, and Politics, with a focus on educational equity in P-12 settings. This position involves active research agendas in educational finance, as well as the intersections between finance and the politics of education, or the intersections between finance and other aspects of educational policy. This position may also involve quantitative methods and collaborating with qualitative or mixed methods scholars. In this role, the successful candidate will bring an explicit equity lens to their scholarship, with a focus on examining resource distribution, management arrangements, and other policies, especially at the state-level, that hinder or foster equitable public education for historically marginalized students.

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Position Announcement: Open Rank Position, Northern Illinois University

Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor), Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration in the School of Public and Global Affairs at Northern Illinois University has an opening for a faculty position, open field/open rank with preference for IT or budgeting.

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Position Announcement: Assistant Director of Budget & Financial Analysis, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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