Posted: Sep 9, 2022

Associate/Full Professor - Public and Nonprofit Management

Salary: Monthly
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
Position Description
The Public and Nonprofit Management (PNM) program at The University of Texas at Dallas, seeks to fill a tenured Associate/Full professor position in public administration. Expertise in areas such as public management, behavioral public administration, equity and democratic governance, or collaborative governance is desirable. ​The position is a full-time, 9-month appointment. The start date is August 2023. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. We are looking to hire a leading public administration scholar with a proven track record and publications in the top ranked outlets of our discipline. 

Applicants must hold a PhD in an appropriate field (e.g., public affairs, public administration, public management, public policy). All applicants must present evidence of an outstanding research record and scholarly reputation. Teaching responsibilities include courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The standard teaching load within the school is two courses per semester, for a total of four courses a year. A successful candidate is expected to improve UTD visibility both nationally and internationally, engage in community outreach especially in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, pursue grant opportunities, chair dissertations, and serve on program, school and university committees. 
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and service. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives 

Public and Nonprofit Management Program
The Public and Nonprofit Management program offers a B.S. in Public Affairs, a NASPAA accredited Master of Public Affairs (MPA), a PhD in Public Affairs, and four graduate certificates. The program was recently ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as the 3rd ranked public affairs program in Texas and 56th in the nation. We also are ranked 32nd in the nation in nonprofit management.
We offer an interdisciplinary approach to education, research, and practice that integrates the traditions of public management, policy analysis, and decision science with the challenges of maintaining and building institutions of governance in a complex and diverse society.
The degrees and certificates offered within PNM emphasize the integration and application of theory and practice, as well as student preparation for careers in city, county, state and federal government; nonprofit organizations, consulting firms; and in various capacities of public policy. Graduates have a firm understanding of human resource, organizational, and financial concepts that apply to professional areas within public and non-profit organizations.
The Public and Nonprofit Management program is located in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS). The school also houses programs in criminology and criminal justice, cybersecurity, geospatial information sciences, economics, public policy and political economy, political science, and sociology. The school boasts a faculty of approximately 60 highly productive tenure track scholars and enthusiastic teachers who bring their research into the classroom, engaging students in learning and discussion. The breadth of the research interests within the school provides many opportunities for cross-disciplinary research. For more information about the Public and Nonprofit Management Program, please visit:

Application Instructions
Applicants should upload the following via the online application at
· cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion;
· statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments;
· statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research and how they have fostered (or will foster) equitable and inclusive research environments;
· full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on October 15, 2022. Priority will be given to completed applications received by the deadline.
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:
Dr. Meghna Sabharwal, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected]
The University and Community 
Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and educational activities.  
UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence. 
UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus.  The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG). 
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

 The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.