Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy

Posted: 3/30/2018 (Employment)

The Department of Political Science at Fort Hays State University invites applications for a tenure track position in Public Administration and Public Policy with a focus on Science and Technology issues.  The successful candidate will have expertise in public management, public budgeting and policy analysis broadly defined.  In addition, there is an expectation that the person will develop seminar experiences in areas like environmental policy, healthcare policy or public sector ethics. The applicant’s background and interests should also be conducive to effective teaching of research methods and introductory American politics courses. The successful candidate will be assigned current courses in the subfield to include Introduction to Public Administration, Urban Politics, Policy Analysis, Administrative Process, Public Budgeting and Public Personnel Management. Some of these courses are offered in both undergraduate and graduate programming; all are offered on-campus and online and in eight-week format; and teaching in the summer session and intersession are desirable.

The department is developing a new subfield in democratic engagement with the opportunity for course development and leading “high impact” learning experiences like service learning, internships, undergraduate research mentoring and honors programming.

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Location: Fort Hays State University