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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Apply now Job no: 496024
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Social Work at Seton Hall University seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Public Administration to begin August 15, 2024. Candidates will teach courses in-person at the graduate level in our NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration Program and in the undergraduate nonprofit studies minor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The assistant professor of public administration will teach a 3-3 load across the MPA curriculum in various courses on public policy, health and education policy, budgeting and finance, human resources, big data, sustainability, research methods, and specialized electives. The faculty member will be expected to publish original research in peer-reviewed venues in related fields of public administration and policy. Ideal candidates will bring innovative approaches to public administration as it intersects with sustainability, resilient communities, and climate change; democracy and media; immigration and demographics; big data and AI; social and economic movements; education and health policy; or other pressing areas of interest for public organizations, institutions, and governments. We are looking for candidates with transformational approaches to teaching and a commitment to improving communities. We are also looking for candidates who can leverage synergies with our undergraduate and graduate programs in Social Work and/or teach in our undergraduate program in nonprofit studies. Seton Hall University promotes interdisciplinary study and teaching and other opportunities for collaborative teaching and research might apply depending on areas of specialization.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in public administration, nonprofit management, public policy, or a related field is required by August 15, 2024.

Desired Qualifications:

Candidates with cross-training in social work are strongly encouraged to apply. Demonstrated commitment to transformational teaching, experience working in public administration, and a record or pipeline of academic publications are highly desired.

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty

Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt

Physical Demands: General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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