Visiting Assistant Professor of Public and Nonprofit Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
Location: Richardson, Texas
Internal Number: 25546
Posting Number: F00811P
Department: Public Affairs Sociology
Salary Range: Negotiable
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Academic Year
The Public and Nonprofit Management (PNM) program in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks to fill a full-time benefits-eligible Visiting Assistant Professor position. Teaching and research expertise in areas such as collaborative governance, digital government, or behavioral public administration are desirable. Ability to teach general public management courses is essential.
This non-tenure track position is a full-time, 9-month appointment. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The standard teaching load for the position will be 3 courses per semester for a total of six courses a year. A successful candidate is expected to teach, continue their research, and serve on school and program committees.
The appointment commences for the fall 2024 semester.
Minimum Education and Experience: A Ph.D. in an appropriate field (e.g., public affairs, public administration, public management, public policy) or a related discipline is required prior to employment. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are seeking candidates able to produce research and scholarly or creative achievements that enhance the program and the discipline, and able to deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
Public and Nonprofit Management Program
The Public and Nonprofit Management program offers a B.S. in Public Affairs, a NASPAA accredited Master of Public Affairs (MPA), a PhD in Public Affairs, and a range of graduate certificates. The program was recently ranked by the U.S.News and World Report as the 3rd in Texas and the 56th in the nation.
We offer an interdisciplinary approach to education that integrates the traditions of public management, policy analysis, and decision science with the goals of training students to build, transform, and enhance institutions of governance in a complex and diverse society.
The degrees and certificates offered within PNM emphasize the integration and application of theory and practice, as well as student preparation for careers in city, county, state, and federal government; nonprofit organizations, consulting firms and in various capacities of public policy. Graduates have a firm understanding of human resource, organizational, and financial concepts that apply to professional areas within public and non-profit organizations.
The Public and Nonprofit Management program is in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS). The school also houses programs in criminology and criminal justice, cybersecurity, geospatial information sciences, economics, public policy and political economy, political science, and sociology.
The school boasts a faculty of approximately 70 tenure-track scholars and enthusiastic teachers who bring their research into the classroom, engaging students in learning and discussion. The breadth of the research interests within the school provides many opportunities for cross-disciplinary research. For more information about the Public and Nonprofit Management Program, please visit: www.utdallas.edu/pnm
Applicants should upload the following:
· Full curriculum vitae and cover letter summarizing their interests and qualifications for the position.
· Statement of teaching philosophy describing their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, and teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching practices will engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.
· Research statement describing past, present, and future research, including how they mentor (or will mentor) student researchers and foster (or will foster) collaborative research environments.
· Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on March 1, 2024. Priority will be given to completed applications received by the deadline.
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. Abraham Benavides, Professor at [email protected].
The University and Community
UT Dallas is a top public research university located in one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs. Our student body is 31,000 strong, reflecting students from over 100 countries and a multiplicity of identities and experiences. Over 65% of our undergraduate students receive some form of need- or merit-based financial aid; and 66% of graduating seniors have no student debt compared to 48% in Texas and 32% in the nation (2021 TICAS report).
UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.
The University has a variety of programs and initiatives to support engagement and success for all members of the campus community. Employee benefits include a range of physical and mental
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.