The Master of Public Administration program at San José State University seeks qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a specialization in non-profit management.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is housed in the Political Science Department and is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).
The program includes core courses, advanced seminars, and elective courses from within the program and also from related fields such as communication studies, political science, and urban planning.
MPA graduates become the leaders, managers and analysts in public and non-profit agencies that serve the Silicon Valley’s diverse community.
Learn more about SJSU’s MPA program at our website.
This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interested in a developing career at a teaching-centered institution that is a national leader in graduating historically underserved students.
SJSU has achieved both HIS (Hispanic Serving Institution) and AANAPISI (Asian American and Native-American and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution).
Compensation : Commensurate with qualifications and experience. See Benefits Summary for details.
Starting Date : August 2021
Eligibility : Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents by December 5, 2020 :
Inquiries may be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Garrick Percival ().
San José State University enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups.
The University is currently ranked third nationally in increasing student upward mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest public institution of higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.
1,000,000, America’s tenth largest city) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world.
As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society.
SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
San José State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities.
Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.
Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.