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Position Institution Location Date Posted Deadline
Assistant Professor in Public Management SUNY Albany Albany, New York 26/07/2017 30/08/2018

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
University at Albany, State University of New York

The Department of Public Administration & Policy at the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track public management position at the rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2018. Candidates must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research and should be effective teachers. Faculty in Rockefeller College are expected to pursue an active research program, teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in service activities.

We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality public management research and who employ a variety of methodological approaches. Applicants must have a research agenda that demonstrates a substantial, on-going interest in government and the public sector. Candidates conducting research on public sector collaboration, contracting, organizational behavior and theory, performance management, or strategic management are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2018. The successful candidate will likely have a doctorate in public administration, public management, public affairs, or an allied field such as sociology and psychology. Applicants should have a trajectory that suggests a tenurable research record is likely. Experience obtaining or a willingness to pursue grants is also a plus.
Additionally, applicants must 1) be able to teach core public administration and management graduate and undergraduate courses, 2) be willing and able to mentor graduate and undergraduate students, 3) be able or have the potential to fulfill the mission and goals of Rockefeller College, and 4) possess excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Please apply online via
Applicants must also submit the following materials:
 A cover letter addressed to Edmund C. Stazyk, Chair of the Search Committee
 A curriculum vitae
 A writing sample
 Teaching evaluations, if available
 Three letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts, emailed to

Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. A Ph.D. must be from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
Review of applications will begin on September 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

About Rockefeller College and the University at Albany
Rockefeller College is home to a diverse group of scholars interested in teaching and research on issues of importance in the public and nonprofit sectors. Ranked 19th overall by US News and World Report, the Department of Public Administration and Policy offers an undergraduate major, a Master of Public Administration (MPA), and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy. The Department is nationally ranked in information technology management, public management, public policy analysis, non-profit management, and public finance and budgeting. We actively seek and support demographic diversity in our faculty and student body. To learn more about the Department visit our website at
Rockefeller College is part of the University at Albany. Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City, and the Adirondacks.