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Assistant Professor of Public Service and Health Administration, Tenure Track

Company: Suffolk University
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Public Service and Health Administration Department at the Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning July 2023.We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in both research and teaching, as well asengagement with students, colleagues, and professional communities. Successfulapplicants should engage in meaningful, high quality research that demonstrates synergies withcourses they teach as well as with the Schools mission. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to developing and delivering cutting edge curricula which prepare students for public service careers.

Experiential learning is at the heart of the schools mission with faculty encouraged to engagestudents with key educational stakeholders including other students, faculty, alumni, and localand global organizations. Leveraging the schools location, embedded within Bostons corporate,financial, healthcare, sports, nonprofit and government centers, the successful candidate will develop collaborative relationships with public service and nonprofit communities for experiential learning focused class projects, research projects and other curricular activities.

Candidates must have experience and/or interest in teaching public service and nonprofit management courses for both our undergraduate and MPA (Master of Public Administration) programs, especially in the areas of public finance, budgeting, public policy analysis, and /or nonprofit management. An interest and capability in developing relationships with governmental and community/nonprofit organizations is a plus. Qualified applicants must hold a doctorate in a field related to public administration or public policy, or have defended their dissertation or have strong evidence that the dissertation will be successfully defended by June 2023.Successful candidates will join a department with a collegial, supportive, and developmental culture. As a group, we value productive teamwork, insightful feedback, and open discussion. We aim to provide a constructive environment for enthusiastic scholars who enjoy working together to grow both personally and professionally.Application should be made through the Suffolk University Human Resources website:HEREPlease create an application folder with all requested materials. Included in this application folder should be an application letter, current curriculum vita, an example publication or research paper, teaching evaluations, and three reference letters.Applications will be accepted starting immediately and will continue on a rolling basis. Suffolk University is a private university strategically located in downtown Boston. The Sawyer Business School, accredited by AACSB, NECHE, CAHME and NASPAA, offers degree programs including BSBA, MS, MBA, Executive MBA, MHA and MPA. As a reflection of the mission of the Sawyer Business School, all programs have global focus and experiential learning as the cornerstones in the curriculum and are offered to a diverse student population.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community. Find us on the web at

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Keywords: Suffolk University, Boston , Assistant Professor of Public Service and Health Administration, Tenure Track, Education / Teaching , Boston, Massachusetts

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