Assistant Professor of Public Administration - Human Resources Management - University of New Mexico-Albuquerque in Albuquerque New Mexico

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University of New Mexico-Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

United States
(posting number 0827251)

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Detailed Job Description

The School of Public Administration at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor Position, to begin in Fall 2015. Demonstrable ability to teach and conduct research in Human Resources Management is expected; additional areas of expertise in public or health administration are also welcome.

To be considered, candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Public Administration or a closely related discipline from a nationally accredited university at the time of appointment. Candidates must give evidence of ability to teach one or more of the core courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program (available for review at (

Preferred qualifications are commensurate with those necessary for attainment of comparable junior rank at leading, research-intensive universities. Successful candidates will show significant potential for or demonstrated success in cutting-edge research, peer-reviewed publication, and university teaching.

Preferred qualifications also include: the ability to teach strategic public personnel management, dispute resolution in the public sector, or contemporary issues in public personnel administration; the ability to teach other graduate level courses in the Public Administration or Health Administration curricula; the potential for professional leadership; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities; and the ability to secure external funding for research.

The University of New Mexico’s Master of Public Administration degree program is one of the oldest NASPAA-accredited programs in the nation. The University of New Mexico is a Carnegie Doctoral Very High Research Activity Institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution, with over 33,000 students on the main and branch campuses. It also houses the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, and it has a large School of Medicine recognized for both its clinical and community-based research.

The University is located in Albuquerque, an ethnically diverse city with a rich culture and a flourishing arts community. The beautiful mountain and high desert location provides a mild, four season climate and unparalleled opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico, with nearly 900,000 residents, and is located approximately fifty miles south of Santa Fe.

For best consideration, application materials should be received by October 31st, 2014. Candidates must apply through UNM Jobs (, posting number 0827251. Candidates must upload a cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae. Three letters of recommendation should be sent  directly to: Ms. Angela Kamman, Administrative Officer, School of Public Administration, MSCO53100, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 or emailed to The position will remain open until filled.

UNM confidentiality policy (“Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

Keyword Phrases

  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration & Policy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter