Open Rank Faculty Positions at SUNY Albany

August 6th, 2016

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Public Management)
Department of Public Administration & Policy
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
University at Albany, State University of New York

The Department of Public Administration & Policy in the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy invites applications for 2 full-time, tenure-track public management positions at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor beginning fall 2017. Candidates should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. 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. Candidates conducting research on collaboration, contracting, organizational behavior and theory, performance management, or strategic management are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have a PhD by September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will likely have a doctorate in public administration, public management, public affairs, or an allied field such as sociology and psychology. Senior applicants should have a well-established research program; junior applicants should have a trajectory that suggests a tenurable research record is likely. Experience obtaining 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:

Review of applications will begin on October 1, and will continue until the position is filled.