Job Description

Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Posting Numberreq10839
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentSchool of Public Administration (390A)
Academic LocationSchool of Public Administration
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Schoolof Public Administration at the University of New Mexico invites applicationsfor an Assistant Professor of Public Administration appointment to begin inFall, 2020. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with specialization in PublicAdministrative Organization and Development. Applicants must have a PhD in PublicAdministration or a related field at the time of hire. For best consideration,all application materials must be received by Friday November 22, 2019.

Applicationsmust demonstrate evidence of educational excellence and leadership potential.The new faculty member will teach graduate courses in Institutional Developmentand Behavior and Introduction to Research Methods, supervise masters students,and contribute to core, required graduate courses.

The MPA program in the School of Public Administration is oneof the oldest NASPAA-accredited programs in the nation. The University of New Mexico is aCarnegie Doctoral Very High Research Activity Institution and aHispanic-Serving Institution, with over 33,000 students on the main and branchcampuses. The University of New Mexicois located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is an ethnically diversecity with a rich culture and a location offering opportunities for outdoor adventure.The university is located within minutes of the Sandia and Manzano mountainranges, which offer great opportunities for hiking, biking, rock climbing, andskiing. Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, is located approximately fiftymiles south of Santa Fe, the state capital.

For bestconsideration, all required application materials must be received by Friday November22, 2019. We will only consider complete applications. The position will remainopen until filled. Inquiries about the online application process can bedirected to the Search Coordinator, Ms. Angela Kamman through email to The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AAEmployer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply including women,minorities, and those from underrepresented groups.

NewMexico is a great setting for launching your academic career and for livinglong-term, featuring terrific weather, rich and diverse cultural life, outdoorrecreation galore, and a broad intellectual community. Learn more at

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  • Ph.D. from a nationally accredited university in Public Administration or closely related social science discipline, e.g. Public Affairs, Public Policy, Political Science, at the time of hire.
  • Evidence of specialization in Public Administrative Organization and Development


  • Demonstrated success in or significant potential for cutting-edge research, peer-reviewed publication, and university teaching as evidenced through the submitted CV or letters of recommendation in one of the following areas: Public Organization Theory, Behavior, and Development or Public Administrative Management and Analysis.
  • A demonstrated ability to teach in Health Services Management or Introductory Public Administration Research as a secondary field.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
Application InstructionsTo apply please access the University of New Mexico’s online application system at and apply for posting requisition number Req10839. Only applications submitted through this website can be considered. A complete application consists of a cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae. Please include posting requisition number Req10839 in the cover letter. Three letters of recommendation must be mailed directly to: Ms. Angela Kamman, Search Coordinator, School of Public Administration, MSCO5 3100, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 or emailed to Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/22/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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