Assistant Professor - University of New Mexico-Albuquerque in Albuquerque New Mexico

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University of New Mexico-Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120

United States
(Posting # 0817738)

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Detailed Job Description

The School of Public Administration at the University of New Mexico invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Public Administration appointment with a research and teaching specialization in Public Budgeting and Public Finance, to begin in Fall, 2013. Posting Number is 0817738.

Minimum Qualification:
To be considered, candidates must have a granted Ph.D. in Public Administration or closely-related social science discipline, e.g. Political Science, Public Affairs, Public Policy, or Economics, at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will show evidence of accomplishments that lead toward success, or demonstrated success in cutting-edge research, peer-reviewed publication, external funding, and university teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
The ability to teach in other graduate level courses such as quantitative methods or organizational behavior and the potential for professional leadership. Ability to teach and conduct research in one of the following areas is expected; state and local government budgeting and finance, performance budgeting, the politics of budgeting, or tax and revenue administration; other areas of expertise such as health care finance are also welcome.

The MPA program in the School of Public Administration 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.

The University of New Mexico is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically-diverse city with a rich culture and a location offering opportunities for outdoor adventure. The university is located within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, and skiing. Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, is located approximately fifty miles south of Santa Fe.

For best consideration, all application materials must be received by November 15th, 2012.Candidates must apply through UNM Jobs ( Candidates must be prepared to upload a cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae. Please include Posting Number 0817738 in your cover letter. Three letters of recommendation must be mailed 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 Manual6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

Keyword Phrases

  • Public Administration
  • Public Budgeting
  • Public Finance
  • Budget & Finance
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
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 11/15/2012