Assistant or Associate Professor - Political Science and Public Administration

Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


The Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at UAB invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Public Administration (at the advanced Assistant or Associate Professor level). While the area of research specialization is open, the MPA program is particularly interested in applicants with research interest in the area of nonprofit management and/or public-private partnerships. The position will begin in Fall 2019.


The MPA Program is NASPAA-accredited, and according to US News and World Report, a nationally ranked MPA Program; it is also one of the four top MPA Programs in the Southeastern US. The MPA Program has both in-service and pre-service students, and enjoys the steady support of organized MPA alumni with strong local and national membership. UAB is a premier, comprehensive research university, ranked as one of the top 15 research universities in the nation. Metro Birmingham (pop. 1 million) is an ethnically diverse and cosmopolitan setting with exciting neighborhoods, excellent cultural institutions, and a very high quality of life.


To ensure full consideration, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and at least three letters of recommendation. Review will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants please follow this link to apply:


UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.


A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.