Job Classification: CFS-Professorial
Posting close date: 08-31/2021
Start date of this position:
PhD in Public Administration or Related Field
The George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics, at Brigham Young University (BYU), seeks applications for a professorial faculty positions in its Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. We seek well-qualified candidates with a completed Ph.D. in Public Administration or a closely related field by the start date. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach courses in ethics, human resource management, and leadership.
Our department is interested in active researchers and excellent teachers, with a strong commitment to the field of public service. Applicants should provide evidence of serious commitment to research in the field, including publication in prominent public and/or nonprofit management journals, a strong pipeline of active research, and participation in applicable public service research conferences.
All Romney Institute faculty are expected to contribute positively to the culture and mission of the department, which focuses on improving public service to promote human flourishing. This means that faculty members are expected to demonstrate positive attitudes, helpful behaviors, promote inclusion and belonging, and to actively advance the mission, goals and values of the department, college, university and Church. BYU’s Romney Institute is committed to provide inspiring, engaged learning experiences for our students. As such, faculty members are expected to actively advocate for and mentor our diverse student body in their progress in the MPA program, preparing them to contribute to improved public service. Candidates should demonstrate their experience with similar citizenship and mentoring activities.
Housed in the BYU Marriott School of Business, the Romney Institute offers an accredited MPA degree currently serving over 200 full and part-time, executive, students annually. Salary, teaching load, and research and travel support are competitive.
Review of applications and nominations will begin in August 2021 and will continue until the posiion is filled. Letters of application and inquiry should include research and teaching interests. Please include curriculum vitae and names and addresses for three references. Desired starting date is August 2022.
Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Address inquiries to:
Rob Christensen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Thompson, email@example.com
Search Committee Co-chairs
George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically
Document(s) required at the time of application - Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.