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Assoc/Full Professor and Director of MPA Program

Employer
University of South Carolina
Location
SC, SC
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Assoc/Full Professor and Director of MPA ProgramPlease see Special Instructions for more details.
Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research and teaching interests; contact information (including telephone number and email address) for three references; and a diversity statement that articulates the candidate's commitment and capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, outreach, and engagement. References will be contacted directly for letters of recommendation (which must be submitted on appropriate letterhead). The position will remain open until filled, and the search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 2, 2022.

Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Neal Woods (neal.woods@sc.edu ) with any questions. Information regarding the Department of Political Science can be found at the department's website: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/poli/welcome .

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

About UofSC

About University of South Carolina

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor's degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service - helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.

Diversity Statement

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefits for FTE Positions The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Political Science at the University of South Carolina seeks applications for Director of the Master of Public Administration program, to begin August 16, 2023. The appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Applicants from all areas of public administration and public policy are invited to apply.

Required Education and Experience

Ph.D. and multiple years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will show evidence of excellence in teaching and an active research agenda. Demonstrated administrative experience is also desirable.

Desired Start Date 08/16/2023

Job Open Date 11/18/2022

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research and teaching interests; contact information (including telephone number and email address) for three references; and a diversity statement that articulates the candidate's commitment and capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, outreach, and engagement. References will be contacted directly for letters of recommendation (which must be submitted on appropriate letterhead). The position will remain open until filled, and the search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 2, 2022.

Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Neal Woods (neal.woods@sc.edu ) with any questions. Information regarding the Department of Political Science can be found at the department's website: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/poli/welcome .

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
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Required Documents Cover LetterCurriculum VitaeOther Supporting DocumentsList of References and Contact InformationTeaching StatementResearch Statement Optional Documents
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