Assistant or Associate Professor Position Master in Public Administration
Job No: 520693
Work Type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Behavioral Sciences, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.
Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with bilingual and/or diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.
The Position: Assistant or Associate Tenure-Track Professor
Position Starts: Fall 2023
College: Behavioral and Social Sciences
Department/School: Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice
Salary: Anticipated hiring range: Assistant $75,000-$80,000 per year; Associate $86,000-$90,000 per year. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Initial Review Date: 1/17/23; complete applications received after that date may be considered. (updated on 11/9/22)
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a terminal degree in public administration, political science, criminal justice or related discipline. Candidates nearing completion of the terminal degree may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than the start date of the position. Ability to teach courses in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and the undergraduate Public Administration (PA) program is required. Current https://www.csuchico.edu/pols/_assets/documents/mpa-handout-22-23.pdf and https://www.csuchico.edu/pols/_assets/documents/public-administration-handout-22-23.pdf course offerings can be found on the https://www.csuchico.edu/pols/ Candidates need to have research or teaching experience or interest in one or more of the following areas: health policy/health administration, criminal justice, environmental policy, or non-profit administration.
This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching in public administration graduate (MPA) and undergraduate Public Administration programs, scholarship, and service (such as supervising MPA culminating papers, serving on the PA Committee as a PA Core faculty member, potential for future program leadership etc.). Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.
How to Apply:
Applicants must provide a current cover letter detailing how the candidate meets the qualifications, and addresses how you have taught or plan to teach diverse student groups, a CV, and contact information of three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later time. All applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered.
The Department of Political Science offers undergraduate degrees in political science (including an option in legal studies), criminal justice, international relations, and public administration, as well as a political science M.A. and the M.P.A. We have an exciting curriculum, with numerous options to meet a host of academic interests, and an active and productive faculty committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. About 1000 students major in our programs. Additional information about our Department is available at: http://www.csuchico.edu/pols. Additional information about the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is available at: http://www.csuchico.edu/bss/index.shtml
Job-related questions should be directed to:
Jennifer Wilking, Search Committee Chair
Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice
400 W. 1st St. Chico, CA 95928-0455
mailto:JWilking@csuchico.edu, (530) 898-6506
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.
This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information, please visit https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/index.shtml.
All work must be performed within the State of California.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.
For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.
All positions are contingent on funding.
About Chico State:
Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus. We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.
Chico State is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3646888
California State University, Chico employs only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. California State University, Chico is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Americans with Disabilities Act employer. An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting the California State University Police Department (530) 898-5555 or by accessing the following web site: http://www.csuchico.edu/up/
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