Job TitleAssistant Professor–Public Administration and Political Science
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range -
Location Carrollton, GA US
Application Deadline March 24, 2023
Contact Name Dylan McLean
Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is a public regional comprehensive university within the University System of Georgia. On a vibrant residential campus with over 10,000 students, the University offers more than 100-degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Interested applicants are invited to e-mail Dr. McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at http://www.westga.edu/polisci.
The Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service at the University of West Georgia seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor in Public Administration to begin in August 2023. The successful applicant will become a core member of the public administration faculty who will primarily be responsible for teaching in the fully online Master of Public Administration graduate program. They will also teach face-to-face, and online, undergraduate political science courses. Additionally, a successful candidate for this position will accept responsibilities for assisting/managing in the service and leadership of the Thomas B. Murphy Center for Public Service, which is a non-partisan, educational, and community-engaged organization at the University of West Georgia that educates and inspires our students and community about real-world politics and promotes civic engagement through programs that are unique, enriching, and open-minded.
The Master of Public Administration is a dynamic and growing program housed in the Department of Civic Engagement and Public Service, which offers a BS in political science, a political science minor and a minor in Public Administration. The department also offers Graduate Certificates in Public Management, Nonprofit Management and Community Development, and Disaster Management, as well as undergraduate certificates in Human Rights advocacy and Data Analytics
The position requires an earned Ph.D. from an accredited research university in Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy or a related field, and the ability to teach graduate level public administration courses. Candidates with experience teaching graduate level public administration courses are strongly preferred and particularly encouraged to apply.
Apply Before Date
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references via the online submission system located at OneUSG UWG Careers Page. The deadline for submission is March 24, 2023.
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
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