Assistant Professor - Public Administration
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
The College of Business & Public Administration at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Urban Planning, Public and Health Administration to begin mid-September 2014.
EWU is currently seeking to fill an Assistant Professor of Public Administration to begin September 2014. The college seeks faculty who are committed to excellence in instruction and who appreciate a student-centered, applications-oriented, hands-on emphasis in the education process. EWU is a regional, comprehensive institution where excellent teaching must be supplemented with an appropriate research program. The primary teaching assignment for this position will be in the Master's Program in Public Administration.
Additionally, the candidate selected for this position will be expected to offer interest and/or experience in online learning and pursuit of grants, to expand the university's endeavors in those areas.
EWU is a regional, comprehensive institution, co-located in Cheney and Spokane (Washington). EWU has an enrollment of over 12,000 students and offers over 100 degree programs. It is our goal to have our programs recognized with the stamp of their respective professional associations. Our programs currently are accredited or certified by AACSB, The Planning Accreditation Board and AUPHA. Other accreditations are being actively pursued.
The EWU Spokane campus is located in the Spokane University district on the Riverpoint Campus, adjacent to downtown Spokane, a regional commercial and health center. It maintains an administrative presence in Cheney, a residential suburb and the location of Eastern Washington University's residential campus. Cheney and Spokane are 17 miles apart. Spokane and vicinity offer a wide range of cultural, recreational, dining, shopping and entertainment alternatives as well as extensive affordable housing options.
Spokane is home to three universities and to health related, medical and other selective programs from the two state doctoral universities - WSU and the UW. A new medical school is being built. All clinical professions are represented and located on the Riverpoint campus for the 3 universities. This allows for collaboration with a variety of clinical and health administration disciplines.
Spokane offers a high quality network of public and private K-12 schools, an extensive community college system and two major healthcare/hospital systems. Living costs are below the national average and Washington State does not levy an income tax. Spokane is located on a desert high plateau and enjoys over 220 days of sunshine per year, with average summer time temperatures in the upper 70's and 80's, fewer than 4 feet of snow per year and low humidity. It is the gateway to the Inland Northwest, a half-hour drive from Lake Coeur d'Alene and a day drive from Glacier Park. Abundant outdoor recreational opportunities are available year round: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, kayaking and more. The area offers a wholesome life-style for young families as well as for energetic empty nesters.
Screening of applications will begin 1/21/2014; applications will be accepted at least through 1/31/2014. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
EWU is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. EWU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
* Doctoral degree in public administration or related field; doctorate must be conferred no later than September 15, 2014
* Evidence of successful teaching at the college or university level
* Ability to teach courses in at least two of the following core areas: administrative law, budgeting, public personnel, or public policy analysis
* Willingness to learn and use online teaching approaches
* Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity
* Multiple years of teaching experience at the college or university level
* Experience teaching at least one full course at the graduate level
* Experience teaching online courses
* Ability to teach elective courses in the areas of finance, international/comparative public administration, labor relations, local government administration, nonprofit administration, or in other programs in the department or college such as planning, health services administration, or public health
|Primary Category:||Public Policy