Faculty Position Announcement – Public Policy
School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha

The School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha, seeks applicants for a tenure-track
faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with an emphasis in public policy, to begin
August 2020. A PhD in Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, or a related field is required by
the employment start date. We seek candidates who will make significant contributions in our doctoral
and masters programs in teaching and research that broadly connects policy processes to public and
nonprofit management and the larger governance environment. The course teaching load for this
position is 2:2. Candidates should also be able to teach in both face-to-face and online settings, and
demonstrate promise of excellence in research, teaching, and a commitment to community
engagement. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and continue until the position is

The School of Public Administration boasts a supportive and collaborative academic culture. It is home
to one of the longest-accredited MPA programs in the country, enrolling approximately 275 graduate
students each year, offering the program both online and on campus. The MPA program is ranked
among the top 10-percent of all such programs in the upcoming 2019 edition of America’s Best
Graduate Schools, and is ranked #6 in Public Budgeting and Finance, and #11 in Nonprofit Management.
The School is also home to one of the few Ph.D. programs in Public Administration in the Great Plains
region; faculty regularly have the opportunity to work with Ph.D. students. The University of Nebraska at
Omaha is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University. For more information, visit our web page
at http://spa.unomaha.edu or contact the chair of the search committee: Dr. Gary S. Marshall
([email protected]).

To apply for this position, please go to http://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/9548. The
application must include: current curriculum vita; a letter addressing experience and qualifications; the
names and contact information for three references; and evidence of teaching excellence, productive
scholarly research, and commitment to community engagement.

The university and school have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We
are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and
strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.