Associate Professor- Public Policy and Administration

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

United States

February 7, 2022


Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Associate Professor- Public Policy and Administration

Department FASC - Political Science Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

The Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's Camden campus, invites applications for two full- time tenure track appointments at the rank of Associate Professor for the academic year beginning 2022-2023. We are a dynamic, inter-disciplinary department with a diverse student body, on a campus with a strong commitment to engaged civic learning, research and service. Our programs include an undergraduate major in Urban Studies and Community Development; a NASPAA- accredited Master of Public Administration degree program, with specializations in Public and Nonprofit Management, and Community Development, and an accelerated BA/MPA option; an Executive MPA program for mid-career students with managerial experience; and a Master of Science and Ph.D. program in Public Affairs, with a concentration in Community Development.

We are searching for candidates whose training, teaching and research interests are primarily in the field Public Administration, and who can contribute to the in-person and online teaching needs in our core MPA curriculum. Sub-fields of interest include race and social equity; cultural competency, intersectionality and accountability in public management; ethical practices, professional standards, and accountability measures that promote equity, justice, and fairness in public administration. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. Within a supportive department, campus and university environment, the successful candidates are expected to maintain solid research programs leading to high quality publications in refereed journals; to actively engage in professional organizations; advise students and serve on doctoral dissertation committees; to contribute to meeting the teaching needs of our off-campus Executive MPA program; and to perform service to the department, college, and university.

Posting Number 22FA0022 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D. required

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview

Rutgers University–Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of approximately 7,400 undergraduate and graduate students and 1,100 faculty and staff members located in Camden, N.J., directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. The campus thrives with a supportive culture that helps students achieve their goals and fosters collaboration among employees. The university is recognized as a national model for civically engaged urban universities and was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement classification. Washington Monthly magazine consistently ranks Rutgers University–Camden among its “Best Bang for the Buck” universities and best national research universities. Recently, Rutgers–Camden earned Carnegie classification as an R2 research university.


The Faculty of Arts and Sciences are the largest academic unit at Rutgers–Camden, delivering a wide array of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences includes three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates must upload a PDF file containing:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement on their teaching philosophy
  • References
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    Applicant Documents

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  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents

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