Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 25008-GSPIA-Office of the Dean
Position Number 00025333
Position Details

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications and nominations for two (2) tenure-stream faculty positions at the assistant professor level in public policy or public administration. Both appointments begin Fall term 2018. A PhD in public policy, public administration, public management, or social science field (political science, sociology, economics, or related field) is expected at the time of the appointment. Successful candidates will have research and teaching interests related to public administration, public policy and/or public management, broadly defined. The area of specialization is open, but candidates are expected to teach in the school and MPA program core, as well as within their substantive policy or management areas of research. Evidence of a promising research agenda leading to high quality publications in any of the wide variety of topics related to public administration and public policy is essential.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates who would enhance the diversity of the school, including women and minorities, are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Qualified applicants can submit their materials online through email attachments (see email address below). Submitted materials should include a letter of application describing the applicant’s research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, two samples of scholarly writing, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations.

Search Committee Chair
c/o Mary Ann Gebet, Executive Assistant to the Dean Graduate School of Public and International Affairs University of Pittsburgh

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017 to receive full consideration.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and to maintaining an educational environment that is free of all forms of discrimination.
EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/02/2017
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