Continuing Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Public Administration
192 - Public Administration
The Department of Public Administration at Villanova University invites applicants for a continuing, non-tenure track position in public administration beginning Spring Semester 2019. We welcome applications from all specializations within public administration. Experience in the public and/or nonprofit sector is highly desirable.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching on-campus and online graduate courses in the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. The teaching load for the position is 4 courses per semester.
Our current faculty have designed all current online courses. However, the new faculty member may participate in the refreshing of our online graduate and undergraduate courses. The design of all online courses includes all recorded lectures, assigned readings, assignments, exams, and topics to cover during the weekly two hour virtual class using Adobe Connect. As the instructor of the class, the new faculty member will implement the course as designed, offering his/her own insights through teaching the virtual classes and grading all work. We provide extensive training as to how to teach the course in the online format and the design faculty member will provide the new instructor with advice and teaching notes.
Ph.D. by December 31, 2019 for appointment as Assistant Professor; ABD by December 31, 2019 for appointment as Instructor. MPA degree with at least 15 years of experience in executive management in Nonprofit Management or in City Management for appointment as a Professor of Practice.
Applicants who provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, particularly in an online setting preferred.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Special Message to Applicants
Applications are to be submitted through PeopleAdmin, available at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. The application should include:
detailed letter of application indicating teaching and research interests
graduate and undergraduate transcripts
statement of teaching philosophy
applications must include contact information for 3 references who will be contacted via email to submit confidential letters of recommendation when the application is submitted.
summary of teaching evaluations
syllabus (if you have taught a course), and
statement of contribution to the University mission.
Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Villanova University, St. Augustine Center, Room 484, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699. All material must be received by October 15, 2018. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Catherine Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to offer graduates the knowledge of values, roles, skills, and practices that will help them become competent professionals capable of ethical, intelligent, inclusive, and creative leadership in public service. The Villanova MPA Program is a NASPAA-accredited program. For more information about the Department of Public Administration at Villanova, visit www.publicadmin.villanova.edu. For more information about the online MPA program at Villanova, visit www.onlinempa.villanova.edu.
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To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14628
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.