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Assistant Professor of Public Administration (Methodology)

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To apply, applicants must complete the application for employment form found at https://jobs.uncp.edu where they will be instructed to submit a CV, a writing sample, and a teaching portfolio that demonstrates competence in online teaching as well as past course evaluations (if applicable). Candidates who are selected after the first round of consideration will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation for consideration. For questions, please contact the chair of the department, Dr. Emily Neff-Sharum (emily.neffsharum@uncp.edu) or the MPA program director, Dr. Joe West (joe.west@uncp.edu). This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at: http://www.uncp.edu/about-uncp/administration/departments/title-ix-clery-compliance/annual-security-reports UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings. Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or joanneb.mcmillan@uncp.edu

Position Details

Position Information

Division Academic Affairs
Department Political Science & Public Admin
Vacancy Type Tenure Track Faculty
Min T/E Requirements

To be considered for this position, candidates must hold a Ph.D. in public administration, public policy, or political science, or be ABD with a clear date of completion.

FTE 1
Salary Range Rank and Salary are Commensurate with Education and Experience
Hiring Range Rank and Salary are Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position # 773
FLSA Status Exempt
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Organization Unit

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Primary Purpose of Position

Teaching and research

Job Description

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Carolina, Pembroke seeks an assistant professor of public administration or political science. This position will be responsible for teaching methodology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, courses in
public administration and policy at the undergraduate level, and at least one of our general education courses (American National Government or State and Local Politics).

The area of teaching and research specialization is open, but candidates should be comfortable teaching Introduction to Public Administration at the undergraduate level both in the online setting and in the classroom. Successful candidates must show excellence in both online teaching as well as in the traditional classroom since this position will require
the candidate to consistently teach in both learning platforms. The teaching load for this position is a 3-3, typically teaching one graduate course and two undergraduate courses each semester.

UNCP is a regional university serving rural North Carolina that emphasizes excellence in teaching. The Department of Political Science and Public Administration serves several programs including a B.A. program with four different concentrations, an active contributor to a B.I.S. program in Public and Nonprofit Management, and a Master of Public Administration program with four different concentrations.

Management Preference

Demonstrated ability to teach both online and in traditional classrooms.

Lic or Certification required by statute or regulation

Posting Information

Job Opening Date 09/07/2017
Job Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Category Faculty
Posting Number EPA00221
Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/3831
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, applicants must complete the application for employment form found at https://jobs.uncp.edu where they will be instructed to submit a CV, a writing sample, and a teaching portfolio that demonstrates competence in online teaching as well as past course evaluations (if applicable). Candidates who are selected after the first round of consideration will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation for consideration. For questions, please contact the chair of the department, Dr. Emily Neff-Sharum (emily.neffsharum@uncp.edu) or the
MPA program director, Dr. Joe West (joe.west@uncp.edu).

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at:
http://www.uncp.edu/about-uncp/administration/departments/title-ix-clery-compliance/annual-security-reports

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or joanneb.mcmillan@uncp.edu

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C V/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3
  4. Other Document 4

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