Public Administration & Policy, Visiting Assistant Professor

University At Albany Albany , NY 12201

Posted 10 months ago

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Department of Public Administration & Policy at the University at Albany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Public Policy beginning in Fall 2019 for one year with the possibility of a second. Candidates must be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, specifically in the areas of Microeconomics and Statistics.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in policy areas such as education, environment, health or economic affairs, as well as engagement in high-quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Other policy areas will also be considered. Applicants are expected to teach a 2-2 load: 2 sections of Master's-level Microeconomics, 1 section of Statistics (either Master's or undergraduate level), and an undergraduate Public Policy elective based on their teaching interests in agreement with the undergraduate program director.


  • *Candidates must have a Ph.D. from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized organization by the time of appointment. The successful candidate should have a doctorate in Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Affairs, or an allied field such as Economics.

  • Applicants must be willing to participate and collaborate in departmental activities involving graduate and undergraduate students.

  • Applicants must possess excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.

  • Candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. by Spring 2019 will be considered.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Visiting Assistant Professor

Start date: August 2019

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV

  • A cover letter addressed to Luis F. Luna-Reyes, Chair of the Search Committee

  • A writing sample

  • Teaching evaluations, if available

  • Graduate transcripts

  • Applicants will be asked to provide names and contact information for three references.*

  • Special Note: Once applications have been initially screened, candidates will receive notification of how to submit three letters of reference through Interview Exchange.

Note: After submitting your CV, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.).

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A review of applications will start on May 31, 2019 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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Public Administration & Policy, Visiting Assistant Professor

University At Albany