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Visiting Assistant Professor in Public Administration (Non-Profit Management)
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 6, 2023
Title Visiting Assistant Professor in Public Administration (Non-Profit Management)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Political Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Policy & Administration

Job Description Summary

The Auburn University Department of Political Science is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor in Public Administration for a one-year appointment beginning in fall 2023. This is a full-time, one-year appointment.

Position Responsibilities:
 Candidates must be able to offer courses online and in-person at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in public administration and nonprofit management. Candidates should be broadly trained in public administration and/or nonprofit management and have a passion for teaching. A professional history that informs classroom pedagogy and practice is desired. We are seeking individuals who can contribute extensively to the MPA Program’s Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Organizations and Community Governance, to the Graduate Certificate in Global Public Service, and to undergraduate public administration courses. In addition, the individual should be able to teach courses in the core curriculum in our Master of Public Administration Program (NASPAA accredited). The teaching load is 4-4, with opportunities to count remote class sections and service in the form of online course preparation and ePortfolio supervision as part of the teaching load.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in public administration, nonprofit management, public policy, or related field in hand by August 16, 2023. Professional experience in public administration, public or nonprofit management, experience teaching online and in-person classes, experience teaching public administration and/or nonprofit management courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, evidence of a record of commitment to student success at the college level through substantial and continued effectiveness in teaching, advising, and other student-related responsibilities are highly desired.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills are required.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate has been selected. To apply, visit Candidates are required to submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position and courses they can teach, a current curriculum vitae, an official transcript of all graduate work, contact information for three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations (if available), and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.

Direct questions to Dr. Kelly Krawczyk, Search Committee Chair, Department of Political Science, 7080 Haley Center, Auburn University AL, 36849 Fax: 334-844-6155. Email:

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples”

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