Minimum Qualifications A PhD in Public Administration, Political Science, or related discipline at the time of appointment. A J.D. is not sufficient for this position.
Additional Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required) Areas of interest are open, however, there is a particular interest for candidates with expertise in Human Resource Management. Professional experience in Public Administration, particularly at the local or state level and/or in non-profit management, is desired.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The teaching load is three courses per semester for faculty who maintain an active research agenda. Responsibilities include instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels, an active program of scholarship, instruction at on-campus and off-campus sites, student advising, and participation in service activities.
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must send a completed application consisting of a letter outlining teaching and research interests, a current vitae, a transcript from the Ph.D. granting institution, and recommendation letters from three references. References will not be contacted without prior notice to the candidate.
Description of the Department or Unit The Master of Public Administration program is NASPAA-accredited and has over 60 students, most of whom specialize in local government or non-profit administration (see mpa.appstate.edu). The Department houses undergraduate programs in criminal justice and political science and graduate programs in political science and public administration. Additional information about the Department of Government and Justice Studies can be found at http://gjs.appstate.edu.
Search Committee Chair Name Kathryn Webb Farley
Search Committee Chair Email Address Applications and inquiries should be sent to Dr. Kathryn Webb Farley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seated Disability Statement Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or email@example.com.
Description of the University Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
AA/EEO Statement Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Diversity Statement Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu.
Background Check Statement Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility of Employment Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.