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Open Rank Faculty in Public and Nonprofit Management

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00148P
Position Title Open Rank Faculty in Public and Nonprofit Management
Functional Title
Department Economic Political & Policy
Salary Range Negotiable
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Academic Year
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 11/01/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Job Summary

The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position with an expertise in Nonprofit Management beginning in August 2018 in the Public & Nonprofit Management Program. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to active scholarship, teaching excellence, and service. The program is particularly interested in applicants who balance out our nonprofit research and outreach with an emphasis on the practice. We are particularly interested in applicants who can understand the working relationships between nonprofits and local governments. Applicants with practical work experience in nonprofit organizations and/or local government are encouraged to apply.

Senior candidates are also encouraged to apply. All applicants for tenure-track positions must present evidence of high quality research and an ambitious research program. Preferences will be given to applicants with an established research trajectory in nonprofit management and related fields. For candidates seeking a tenured position, an outstanding research record and scholarly reputation are required. We are particularly interested in somebody whose research is practice oriented. There is a possibility of appointment as MPA Director for more senior candidates. ABD will be considered, but applicants must have a PhD in Public Administration or a closely related field by the time of the appointment.

Teaching responsibilities include courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The standard teaching load within the school is four courses per year, typically with small class sizes.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. EPPS and UTD are committed to diversity, and we seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disabled and ethnic backgrounds of the institution’s students and employees.

Minimum Education and Experience

An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.

Preferred Education and Experience

Earned doctoral degree in Public Administration or a closely related field. Practical experience with nonprofits is a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence.

Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes.

Contribute assessment information and data as requested.

Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students.

Establish and/or continue an independent line of research.

Teach four courses each academic year.
Continue to expand professional influence in the academic discipline through research and/or publication.

Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints.

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information
Special Instructions Summary
Important Message

1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Governmental Agency Job Posting
    • University's Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Advertisement in a Journal in my Academic Discipline
    • Personal Referral
    • Another Website
    • Other
  2. * Which of the following most accurately describes your highest earned degree?
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Doctor of Education (EdD)
    • Other Doctoral Degree (DSci, DAud, MD, etc.)
    • Specialist's Degree (EdS)
    • Professional Degree
    • Juris Doctor
    • Master's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Associate's Degree
    • Certificate
  3. * In which Academic Discipline is your highest earned degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of relevant work experience do you have in Higher Education, Industry, or Research?
    • None
    • One year
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 6-10 years
    • Over 10 years
  5. * In what areas do you hold any additional licenses or certifications valid in the State of Texas?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. If your Ph.D. has not yet been awarded, when will your degree be awarded?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Other Document
  5. Relevant URL
  6. Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214
  7. Teaching Evaluations
  8. Research Statement