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Tenure-Track Faculty - Department of Public Administration

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Applications are to be submitted online, available at: https://jobs.villanova.edu/ The application should include: • detailed letter of application indicating teaching and research interests • graduate and undergraduate transcripts • a statement of teaching philosophy • contact information for 3 references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted. • curriculum vitae • writing sample • summary of teaching evaluations • syllabus (if you have taught a course), and • statement of contribution to the University mission. Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Villanova University, St. Augustine Center, Room 486, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085-1699. All materials must be received by October 15, 2017. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Catherine Wilson at catherine.wilson@villanova.edu. The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to offer graduates the knowledge of values, roles, skills, and practices that will help them become competent professionals capable of ethical, intelligent, and creative leadership in public service. The Villanova MPA Program is a NASPAA accredited program. For more information about the Department of Public Administration at Villanova, visit www.publicadmin.villanova.edu. For more information about the online MPA program at Villanova, visit www.onlinempa.villanova.edu

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Posting Details (Default Section)

Posting Number: 2016325F
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty - Department of Public Administration
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/9 Month
Department: 192 - Public Administration
Position Summary:

The Department of Public Administration at Villanova University invites applicants for an entry level, tenure-track position in public administration beginning Fall Semester 2018. We are especially interested in applicants who can teach graduate courses in Arts and Theater Management. Experience in the public and/or nonprofit sector is highly desirable.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching on-campus and online graduate courses in the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program as well as at the undergraduate level in our Public Service and Administration minor. We offer a 3-2 teaching load for the first three years. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year and the 3-2 teaching load may be continued for another three years contingent on one’s publication record.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. must be completed by June 30, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants who provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, particularly online, and show promise of a strong record of publication.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:

Applications are to be submitted online, available at: https://jobs.villanova.edu/

The application should include:
• detailed letter of application indicating teaching and research interests
• graduate and undergraduate transcripts
• a statement of teaching philosophy
• contact information for 3 references who will receive a secure email link to upload confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.
• curriculum vitae
• writing sample
• summary of teaching evaluations
• syllabus (if you have taught a course), and
• statement of contribution to the University mission.

Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Villanova University, St. Augustine Center, Room 486, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085-1699. All materials must be received by October 15, 2017. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Catherine Wilson at catherine.wilson@villanova.edu.

The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to offer graduates the knowledge of values, roles, skills, and practices that will help them become competent professionals capable of ethical, intelligent, and creative leadership in public service. The Villanova MPA Program is a NASPAA accredited program. For more information about the Department of Public Administration at Villanova, visit www.publicadmin.villanova.edu. For more information about the online MPA program at Villanova, visit www.onlinempa.villanova.edu

Posting Date: 08/22/2016
Closing Date (12am ET): 10/15/2017
Salary Posting Information:

Competitive

Salary Band:
Job Classification: Faculty

References Needed

References Needed

Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 3

Supplemental Questions

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Documents needed to complete your application:

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  5. Transcripts
  6. Writing Sample/Publications
  7. Statement of Contribution to Mission
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document (2)