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Associate Professor (Political Science)

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Date: Nov 8, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Associate Professor and

Director of the Master of Public Administration Program

Department of Political Science




The Department of Politcal Science at the University of Cincinnati invites applications from candidates to serve as Director of a re-established Master of Public Administration program and as a faculty member at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure in Political Science. This appointment is scheduled to begin August 15, 2018. Area of research specialization is open.  Candidates whose work would contribute to university commitments to research on social justice, urban politics, and/or social inequity are encouraged to apply. While the appointment will be in Political Science, interested candidates would have the opportunity to establish affiliations in related departments. Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Administration or Public Policy or other relevant field, and have a demonstrated record of successful teaching, research, and service.


Preferred candidates will have had direct involvement in a NASPAA-accredited MPA program, and be familiar with the accreditation process. The successful candidate will be expected to manage the restoration of the MPA program and strategically lead the program through accreditation. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching core courses in the MPA program, and providing administrative oversight of the program.


Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application located at (Requisition #19789). In addition to the online application, candidates must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a sample of published or forthcoming research, evidence of successful teaching, contact information for three references, and a one-page statement addressing how your past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance the University of Cincinnati’s commitment to inclusive excellence, Please direct any questions to Professor David Niven, Chair, Public Administration Search Committee, at We will begin reviewing applications September 10, 2017. However, we will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.


The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I institution committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and culturally diverse faculty. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. In a continuing effort to foster diversity on our campus, we actively encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, people of diverse sexual orientations/identities, and others who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.






The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 19789

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