George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in public administration. The School has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich our academic and culturally inclusive environment. Ranked within the 2019 top 20 residential MPA programs in the country by Value Colleges, the Schar School offers both graduate and undergraduate programs in public administration, public policy, government, and a variety of specializations.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Department:
Located in the National Capital region, the Schar School offers many courses and concentrations to a diverse population. Our approach to scholarship is interdisciplinary and collaborative. Many faculty members have held high-level positions in government and private organizations; our students and graduates work in all three sectors, at all levels of government and internationally. Our faculty consists of faculty from a variety of fields who contribute to the intellectual diversity of the Schar School including political science, law, anthropology, sociology, international security, biodefense, geography and history. With more than 33,000 students, George Mason University is the largest state university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located on two campuses, Arlington and Fairfax, the Schar School is at the crossroads of government, nonprofit organizations, and private industry – just minutes from the nation’s capital.
The successful candidate will be prepared to teach core courses in public administration at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as electives in their area(s) of specialization.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in public administration or a related field by the position’s start date.
Preferred Qualifications: We invite applications from all sub-fields of public administration. We encourage faculty members to be active in seeking outside funding for a variety of research, service, and training areas; experience in generating funding support would be a benefit.
For more information, see schar.gmu.edu. The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, but the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration completed applications must be received by September 16, 2019. The anticipated start date is Fall 2020. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a CV, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation; you must apply and submit all materials except for the letters of recommendation on the George Mason University website, https://jobs.gmu.edu. See special instructions concerning where to send letters of recommendation.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8613Z at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, upload a letter of interest, a CV, a writing sample, and send three letters of recommendation to Christopher Anclien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
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