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Askew School of Public Administration

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Tenured Associate or Full Professor


Tenured Associate or Full Professor

The Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, a core academic unit of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, has an opening for a tenured Associate or Full Professor position beginning in Fall 2022. Advanced assistant professors with strong records will also be considered. The person hired will teach two (2) courses per semester for both Fall and Spring in an academic year. The salary and benefits package will be competitive. Highly qualified candidates could be nominated for the endowed Collins Chair.

The successful candidate will be a core member of the school faculty engaged in research and collaboration, teaching in the MPA and PhD in Public Administration programs, and serving as major professor for doctoral students. School faculty have a broad range of areas of expertise, including social justice and equity in governance, policy diffusion and evaluation, public management, health administration and policy, nonprofit management and leadership, sustainability and energy policy, digital governance, emergency management, education leadership and policy, international and comparative public administration, and collaborative governance and network analysis. The ideal candidate will contribute to and strengthen at least two of these areas. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to mentoring and collaborating with doctoral students immediately.

Located in Florida’s capital city, the Askew School has repeatedly been recognized as one of the best MPA programs in the U.S. and as one of the top ten faculties internationally as measured by the number of refereed articles published in the journals of our field. Our affiliated centers include: The Center for Disaster Risk Policy, which does extensive consulting, training, and support in emergency management for domestic and international organizations; and the Florida Center for Public Management, which offers the nation’s largest Certified Public Manager program state-wide with full-time trainers. The Askew School has also established a Social Justice and Innovation Lab, and a Sustainability and Governance Lab to foster research collaboration among faculty, students, and community leaders working on social justice issues and sustainability.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research manuscript, teaching statement, and a list of three references to: Director, Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2250. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a criminal history background check is required. Applications and required documents may be submitted at jobs.fsu.edu, Job ID 50257.

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion (diversity.fsu.edu). In particular, the College of Social Sciences & Public Policy seeks individuals dedicated to excellence in teaching and research with a strong commitment to equity and inclusiveness, reflective of the diversity of our student body. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting. We especially encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to a culturally and intellectually diverse workplace.