Tenure/Tenure-track Faculty - Texas A&M University-Bush School in College Station Texas

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Texas A&M University-Bush School

College Station, Texas 77843-4220


United States

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Faculty Positions
Texas A&M University
Bush School of Government of Public Service


The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University’s graduate school of public and international affairs, celebrates its second decade with a strategic focus on significantly expanding its faculty, programs and student enrollments. Its two professional master’s degree programs in Public Service and Administration and in International Affairs are very competitive, attracting high caliber students from throughout the United States and abroad to study with a multidisciplinary faculty committed to teaching, research and engagement. Faculty scholarship is vigorously encouraged through robust professional development opportunities and affiliated research institutes. With a substantial endowment, both student scholarship assistance and faculty research support through chairs and professorships are significant. Additional information is available at http://bush.tamu.edu.

The Bush School invites nominations and applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions for appointments effective September 1, 2012. For the positions enumerated below, applicants should send a formal letter of interest that includes reference to the relevant position, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of research work to either (1) Professor Jeryl Mumpower, c/o Ms. Kimberly Reeves, for Public Service and Administration Faculty Searches , or (2) Professor Charles Hermann, c/o Ms. Janeen Wood, for International Affairs Faculty Searches, addressed to The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University, 4220 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-4220.

Public Service & Administration

Nonprofit Management. The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for one or more tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professors in nonprofit management to teach in its Master of Public Service and Administration Program. Candidates with expertise in all fields related to nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, civil society and voluntary action will be considered. Of particular interest are scholars with international and comparative perspectives. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September 2012 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment to both high quality research and teaching in a professional school of government and public service. Candidates will support the Program’s public management track and assist in response to growing student interest in nonprofit management. Review of applications will begin on October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Public Policy Analysis. The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor in public policy analysis to teach in its Master of Public Service and Administration Program. Of particular interest are scholars with research and teaching interests in public policy issues relating to science, technology, energy, the environment, or health. Candidates will be expected to build on existing strengths and bolster the capacity of the School to participate in campus-wide multidisciplinary research initiatives and new or existing programs of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy and the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September 2012 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment both to high quality research and to teaching in a professional school of government and public service. Candidates will be able to contribute to core instruction in quantitative or qualitative research methods. Review of applications will begin on October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

International Affairs

International Affairs of the Middle East. The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor with expertise in the international affairs of the Middle East, with strong preference for a scholar with expertise on the Gulf region and its security. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September 2012 and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research on contemporary international politics in the region and the relations among these states and other key actors. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Nongovernmental Organizations in International Development. The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor with expertise in the operation of nongovernmental organizations in international development. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise and field experience in Africa or Latin America. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by the beginning of employment in September 2012 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in continuing research and publication. Candidates with knowledge and experience of NGOs engaged in such substantive policy arenas as agriculture, health, education, the environment or other specialized fields are welcomed. Applicants will be expected to teach graduate-level seminars on issues pertinent to NGO project management, analytical case studies in development, operation in conflict or post-conflict areas, or other topics that provide skills-based learning. Review of applications will begin on October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

Transnational Security. The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track assistant professor to focus on nontraditional or transnational security studies. Candidates should have demonstrated interests and expertise in less traditional aspects of international security, such as cyber-security, arms trafficking, drug cartels, money laundering, migration, energy security, failed states, nation-building and post-conflict development, counter-insurgency, global climate change, ethnic conflicts, human trafficking, and terrorism. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment in September 2012 and demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Although a candidate’s research may be limited to one or several areas of security, the successful applicant should be able to teach graduate seminars surveying an array of security-related issues. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to diversity.

Keyword Phrases

  • Public Administration
  • International Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • International Development
  • Transnational Security
  • Public Service
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • NGOs
  • Nonprofit Management
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter