Colorado State University Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Admin, International Policy/Management focus in Fort Collins, Colorado
Working Title Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Admin, International Policy/Management focus
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202100033F
Proposed Annual Salary Range 70,000 - 80,000 Commensurate based on experience and qualifications.
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Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week 40
Description of Work Unit
The Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) prepares students for public sector or nonprofit leadership through an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates research-based academic theory with real-world experience.
With professionally focused students in mind, the MPPA program holds classes on weekday evenings. Students currently working in the field can maintain their career momentum while engaging face-to-face with a diverse student cohort and MPPA faculty, leading researchers and educators who bring their firsthand public service experience to the classroom. Faculty will lead in-depth discussions, facilitate hands-on learning experiences, and connect students with the world class city of Fort Collins, recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes
% Research 40
% Teaching 50
% Service 10
% Administration 0
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 03/08/2021
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date 08/16/2021
Position End Date
The School of Public Policy and Community Engaged Leadership within the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Public Policy and Administration with a teaching interest in international policy and management. This position will support a new graduate degree program launched in the Fall 2020, the Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA), and be a part of an exciting new interdisciplinary endeavor in the College.
The College values both strong teaching and research. Successful candidates will be expected to offer courses in public policy and administration including specialization courses in international policy and management. Additional teaching assignments will depend on the candidate’s interests and expertise as well as College needs. The normal teaching load is 2-2. Faculty members are expected to advise and mentor graduate students; develop an active research agenda; and provide service to the degree program, School, College, University, and community.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
Primary teaching and scholarly emphasis in international dimensions of public policy and administration; evidence of the ability to teach international policy and management courses at the graduate level to professional MPPA students; an active research agenda related to public policy and administration; PhD in Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, or closely related field by August 16, 2021; and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Preferred Job Qualifications
A demonstrated commitment to public service values; experience in internship mentorship and/or applied research; Applied experience in international settings; ability to enhance the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion reflecting the College and School’s institutional values.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 8, 2021. Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application responding to the required and preferred qualifications 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at the initial stage of the search), 4) Evidence of demonstrated or potential teaching effectiveness (syllabi, teaching evaluations, letters of observation), 5) One sample of research (published or unpublished) related to international policy and/or management, and 6) The names and contact information of three professional referees. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Susan Opp at firstname.lastname@example.org
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity (https://oeo.colostate.edu/) is located in 101 Student Services.
The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, email@example.com.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.
Search Contact Susan Opp, Susan.Opp@colostate.edu
Job Duty Category Teaching/advising
Successful candidates will be expected to offer graduate courses in public policy and administration, as well as specialized courses in the International Policy and Management specialization. Additional teaching assignments will depend on the candidate’s interests and expertise as well as College needs. The normal teaching load is 2-2. Faculty members are expected to advise and mentor graduate students.
Percentage Of Time 50
Job Duty Category Research
Faculty members are expected to develop an active research agenda.
Percentage Of Time 40
Job Duty Category Service
Faculty members are expected to provide service to the degree program, school, college, university, and community.
Percentage Of Time 10
Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Class or Student Evaluations
Sample Syllabus or syllabi