Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Administration - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Public and Health Administration of the University of La Verne’s College of Business and Public Management is seeking an Assistant Professor of Public Administration. This is a full time, tenure track position beginning July 1, 2014 (courses start late August). The position could begin as early as January 1, 2014, depending on the availability of applicants. The Department is committed to enhancing social and environmental justice and increasing community engagement in the Southern California region.

The Department of Public and Health Administration was created in 1979, has over 1,400 alumni, and has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The Department also offers a doctorate program (DPA) that has cultivated scholarly practitioners for over 25 years. The Department has eight full-time faculty and offers undergraduate, master and doctoral programs to a highly diverse student population.

The University of La Verne is a 120 year old independent institution of higher learning located 35 miles east of Los Angeles at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, in the City of La Verne. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively strives for cultural diversity, and is committed to excellence.

Specific Duties

The work load is split into 60/30/10 with teaching representing 60% of the work load, research and scholarly activities for 30%, and community service and community engagement for 10%. Faculty is expected to teach six courses per year at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field. Candidates with an expected completion date of June 2014 are encouraged to apply.

The Department’s primary interest is to hire a candidate who has a commitment to teaching quantitative analysis, research design and methodologies to graduate students. In addition, this candidate would ideally have teaching interests in one or more of the following additional areas: organizational change and development, program evaluation, community development, public management, and/or civic engagement.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with government or nonprofit work experience, teaching experience, and an established research record are also of special interest.


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Keyword Phrases

  • Employer of Choice
  • Diversity & Inclusivity
  • Hispanic Serving Institution
  • Public Administration & Policy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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