Assistant Professor – Rural Public Policy

Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States
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Job description

Department: Social Sciences

Position: Assistant Professor

Appointment Conditions: Full Time (12-Months)

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Position Available: August 2017

Job Description:

The successful candidate must be able to teach core curriculum graduate courses in the Master of Arts in Rural Public Policy and Planning program, as well as undergraduate courses in public administration and political science.

Qualifications Required :

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in public policy and administration, health policy and administration or a closely related terminal degree in the field. Prefer candidate with a commitment to excellence in research, teaching and service. Familiarity with NASPAA accreditation processes and willingness to participate fully in the Rural Public Policy programs. Efforts in seeking NASPAA accreditation will be an added advantage.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

How to apply

Please submit a letter describing research and teaching, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a writing sample.

Mississippi Valley State University
Department of Human Resources
MVSU 7260
14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941

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