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Job Announcement O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

  • 1.  Job Announcement O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

    Posted 09-15-2023 13:20




    Tenure Track Faculty Position in Nonprofit Management and Policy

    The O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (O'Neill) at Indiana University-Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor in the general field of nonprofit management and policy. Candidates active in all areas of nonprofit and civil society research will be considered. Research in non-U.S. or comparative contexts is welcome.

    Candidates must have completed (or expect to complete prior to appointment) a Ph.D. in a related field (e.g., nonprofit management, sociology, public administration/affairs, public policy, economics, political science, finance, philanthropic studies, organizational development or management). We seek a strong researcher with the ability to advise doctoral students and achieve a nationally competitive program of research, including external funding. 

    The standard teaching assignment for tenure-track faculty is 4 courses per year. The candidate will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, in core courses or electives. Assistant professors are eligible for promotion and tenure no later than the sixth year of appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The expected start date is August 1, 2024.


    All O'Neill faculty members are expected to interact with our diverse student and faculty community. As such, we are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from many backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQIA+, etc.) and an interest in contributing to O'Neill's programs, curricular offerings, and service portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants are encouraged to address these topics in the letter of application. 


    O'Neill-Bloomington is the largest school of public affairs in the United States, with a top ranking in the U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings and the top American ranking in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. O'Neill holds the #1 ranking in Nonprofit Management, in addition to high rankings in many other policy and management fields. The school attracts high performing faculty and provides a collegial and collaborative workplace environment. O'Neill offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in public affairs, nonprofit management and leadership, arts management, healthcare management, environmental management, law and public policy, and public management.

    Indiana University is a major research University founded in 1820, and currently enrolls over 38,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus. Additional information about the O'Neill School's Bloomington campus can be found at Bloomington is a diverse community located in the beautiful, wooded hills of southern Indiana approximately 45 minutes from Indianapolis and 3.5 hours from Chicago, with abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and excellent schools. Additional information about the city of Bloomington can be found at


    For full consideration, please submit (1) a letter of application; (2) a current vita; (3) a statement of research (4) a statement of teaching philosophy including approaches to course design and classroom instruction; and (5) contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted directly to Review of applications will begin October 1, and will continue until the position is filled.

    Inquiries regarding the position can be sent to the search chair, Beth Gazley, at


    Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability

    Jill Nicholson-Crotty
    Indiana University
    Bloomington IN
    (812) 855-8406