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School of Public Administration
BOCA, FL, United States
30+ days ago
School of Public Administration
BOCA, Florida, United States
30+ days ago


Position Summary:

The School of Public Administration (SPA) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2022.  Candidates should have an active research agenda in nonprofit management and public budgeting/finance with a focus on public health administration and policy.

The Assistant Professor will be responsible to the Director and other appropriate higher-level administrator of the university, and will perform teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities. Supplementary activities will include advising, representing the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or statewide committees and other related activities.

Florida Atlantic University is a multi-campus, doctoral research university (RU/High research activity) with approximately 30,000 students. SPA is housed in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. SPA provides intellectual, analytical, technical, and practical education to advance the state of knowledge in public administration and public policy and to enhance ethical and other public service values within its service region. The School of Public Administration is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Our students and faculty are diverse, which enhances our multicultural educational environment. Based at FAU's main campus in Boca Raton, SPA is ranked one of the top 100 public affairs programs in the nation. It is home to a Ph.D. in Public Administration, a NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA), a Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM), and undergraduate programs in Public Safety Administration (BPSA) and Public Management (BPM). For additional information about the School, please visit

Successful candidates may also be eligible for appointment to the FAU Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH, I-HEALTH supports cancer, infectious diseases, and human health and dementia research, education, and community engagement programs across multiple FAU campuses and colleges. Faculty members of I-HEALTH qualify for pilot grants, research technology support, and subsidized use of the I-HEALTH Bioanalytical Core Facility.


Minimum Qualifications:

A qualified candidate should have:
• A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Public Administration or a closely related field by time of the appointment.
• A solid record of or strong potential for scholarly excellence.
• Superior communication skills and the capability to teach both in-person and online nonprofit management and public administration courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.
• Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
• Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
• Demonstrated skill in understanding of cultural differences.


Candidates should have:
• An active research agenda in nonprofit management, public budgeting and finance, with a focus on public health administration and policy.
• Ability to the teach nonprofit and public administration courses.
• Evidence of contributions to the diversity and excellence of student learning experience through research, teaching, and/or public engagement.
• A record of, or strong potential for, obtaining external research support.
• Expertise with a wide array of research and analytical methods.
• An interest in engaging with local, state, and national public service and nonprofit organizations in related areas of expertise.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59511127
  • Location:
    BOCA, Florida, United States
    BOCA, FLORIDA, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor Nonprofit Management and Public Budgeting & Finance
  • Company Name: School of Public Administration
  • Job Function: Academic: Full-time
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Doctorate
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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