Assistant Professor, Public Administration

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in Texas

Date Posted January 15, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a learning centered institution committed to making excellence inclusive. Located on its own island, we are surrounded by the water of Corpus Christi and Oso bays. The beautiful natural setting is enhanced by our modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities, and our colorful landscaping, and plazas that lend a distinctive tropical feel to the campus. Our Hispanic Serving Institution status provides a foundation to attain significant impacts for improving the educational attainment of our regional students, and our strategic location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America places the Island University in perfect position to help realize its national and international prominence goals. TAMUCC is committed to becoming an emerging research institution with unparalleled commitment to student success, closing gaps in achievement, and creating robust campus experiences.

The Department of Social Science in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Public Administration. This will be a tenure-track position. The appointment will begin August 2014. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and significant scholarly and professional productivity are expected.

The successful candidate must be able to contribute to the teaching needs of in the core of the Master of Public Administration program. Secondary MPA teaching areas may include courses related to Public Safety with a Criminal Justice/Homeland Security/Emergency Management emphasis.

Applicants must also be willing to teach undergraduate courses Criminal Justice or Political Science. The normal teaching load will be 3-3 and may involve night, weekend, and electronic course delivery.

Additional responsibilities will include a scholarly research and publication agenda that contributes to the University mission and the discipline, student advising, and service to the University community.

All candidates must meet the appropriate credentialing requirements for the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools (SACS) and should possess a Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Policy or Public Affairs, Political Science or Criminal Justice from an accredited university by the time of appointment.


Apply online at A completed application will consist of:

1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications listed above, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and research interests,
2. A curriculum vitae,
3. A short writing sample, and
4. A list of three references including name, title, phone number, and email address.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.


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