Department of Public and International Affairs
Assistant Professor - Public Policy Analysis

Vacancy #13F011
Position #4155

The Department of Public and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a position as a tenure-track assistant professor to teach classes in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program and undergraduate classes as needed.  Position starts August 2013.  A doctorate in Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy, or a closely related field is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment.  An M.P.A. and/or prior professional experience are desirable.  The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in the core curriculum (e.g., policy analysis, quantitative methods) and our concentration in public policy analysis (e.g., program evaluation, benefit-cost analysis).  The successful candidate should also be able to contribute courses to the MPA program’s other concentrations (e.g., urban and regional politics and planning, coastal planning and management, environmental policy and management, marine policy), the new Masters in Coastal and Ocean Policy, or the new Masters in Conflict Management Resolution offered by our department.  A willingness to teach courses via distance education technologies and alternative scheduling formats is also preferred.  Additional information about the MPA program can be found at

To apply, please complete the online application available at  Required information includes a letter of application addressed to Dr. Mark T. Imperial, Chair of MPA Search Committee that describes teaching and research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, which should be uploaded with the online application.  For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Donna Treolo at (910) 962-3220 or  Inquiries about the position should be made to Mark Imperial (910) 962-7928 or  Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.  Applications received before November 15, 2012 will receive priority consideration, however the Committee will continue to review and accept applications until the position is filled.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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