Assistant Professor – Master of Public Administration Program

first_imgKnowledge of complex social issues, such as homelessness,immigration, criminal justice, environmental impacts and/or healthdisparities addressed through non-profit organizations and othernon-governmental organizations (NGOs).Experience working in a public or non-profit agency.Teaching and research experience in government and non-profitfinancial management.Experience working with Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and otherracially minoritized students in the classroom, and anunderstanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of thesegroups within higher education and the field of publicadministration shape patterns of participation and outcomes.Willingness to examine and re-mediate one’s instructional,relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage andsupport historically underserved students. Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date: August 2021Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application Procedure Click Apply Now to complete the SJSUOnline Employment Application and attach the following documents byDecember 5, 2020 : Teach advanced graduate public administration courses,including non-profit management, and other undergraduate politicalscience courses commensurate with the successful applicant’s areaof expertise and department needs.Develop and sustain an ongoing record of research, scholarship,and/or creative activities, as well as other professionalengagement.Participate in shared governance, typically in department,college, university, and other committee assignments.Supervise graduate research projects and provide graduatestudent mentoringDisplay a willingness and ability to work collaboratively withfaculty members in related fields such as Urban Planning, GlobalStudies, Justice Studies, or Environmental Studies oninterdisciplinary projects and curricula.Demonstrate awareness of and experience responding to thestrengths and needs of a student population of great diversity—inage, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation—through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies, and advisement. Department SummaryThe Master of Public Administration program at San José StateUniversity seeks qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-trackposition at the Assistant Professor level with a specialization innon-profit management.The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is housed in thePolitical Science Department and is an accredited member of theNational Association of Schools of Public Affairs andAdministration (NASPAA). The program includes core courses,advanced seminars, and elective courses from within the program andalso from related fields such as communication studies, politicalscience, and urban planning. MPA graduates become the leaders,managers and analysts in public and non-profit agencies that servethe Silicon Valley’s diverse community. Learn more about SJSU’s MPAprogram at our website.This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interestedin a developing career at a teaching-centered institution that is anational leader in graduating historically underserved students.SJSU has achieved both HIS (Hispanic Serving Institution) andAANAPISI (Asian American and Native-American and PacificIslander-Serving Institution).Required Qualifications Inquiries may be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. GarrickPercival ( [email protected]).The UniversitySan José State Universityenrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom aremembers of minority groups. The university is currently rankedthird nationally in increasing student upward mobility. TheUniversity is committed to increasing the diversity of its facultyso our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit frommultiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest public institutionof higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000,America’s tenth largest city) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSUis part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. AsSilicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching,research, and university-industry experiences to prepare studentsto address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member ofthe 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. The Masterof Public Administration program is accredited by NASPAA, andranked in the top third of MPA programs nationally by US Newsand World Report. Its extensive alumni network includes citymanagers, department heads in public and non-profit agencies, andstaff supporting elected officials.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: October 29, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: Responsibilities Preferred Qualifications Letter of interestCurriculum VitaeStatement of teaching interests/philosophy that describes whatrole faculty play in student successStatement of research. This statement should include adiscussion of the applicant’s research activities and relationshipto the classroom and teachingEvidence of teaching effectivenessThree references with contact information Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Policy, or PublicAffairs at the time of appointment. Applicants with a Ph.D. inPolitical Science or a related field—but with teaching and researchprimarily focused on public administration and/or non-profitmanagement—may also apply.Demonstrated teaching experience in public administration andpublications, or strong potential for publications, appropriate tothe public administration discipline and specialty in non-profitmanagement.Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the educationalgoals of a multicultural population as might have been gained incross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparableexperience.last_img read more