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Florida International University is hiring an Assistant or Associate Professor in Public Administration

  • 1.  Florida International University is hiring an Assistant or Associate Professor in Public Administration

    Posted 09-23-2022 16:04

    Florida International University is Miami's public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU's commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

    Assistant/Associate Professor in Public Policy & Administration

    A full member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in its Department of Public Policy and Administration. The start date is Fall 2023. A Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field, is required. The successful candidate should have a strong record of, or a demonstrated potential for, scholarly success in the areas of public budgeting and finance, public management, sustainability, social equity, or a related public policy research field. The ideal candidate should also demonstrate abilities to enhance diversity in research, teaching, community engagement, and/or departmental governance. A strong potential for obtaining external research support is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered with the expectation that the Ph.D. is completed before the start date. Candidates already appointed at the Assistant Professor level are also encouraged to apply.

    The Department of Public Policy and Administration offers the Bachelor of Public Policy and Service, Master of Public Administration, and Ph.D. in Public Affairs. For more information of the Department as well as its faculty, programs, and certificates, please visit The faculty is currently engaged in cutting-edge applications of emerging data and public policy analytics in disaster mitigation and recovery, community equity and inclusion initiatives, and sustainability. Alumni manage public and nonprofit organizations throughout South Florida and nationwide. The Master of Public Administration is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) and is the highest ranked MPA program in South Florida. The Ph.D. in Public Affairs was FIU's first doctorate and its graduates include faculty at Georgetown University, Rutgers, University of Colorado at Denver, and Penn State University. The 16-member faculty is nationally and internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching, research, and service. Undergraduate and Master's level instruction is conducted through online, face-to-face, and hybrid modalities, to in-service and pre-service students. 

    In September 2021, the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) received full membership in the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). This prestigious organization includes the top 40 schools of international affairs in the world. The SIPA is among 25 in the US with this designation, 5th in the Southeastern United States, and the 1st and only in the State of Florida.

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 527911 at and attach (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, (4) statement on diversity, equity and inclusion (for guidelines, see, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. Individuals identified as references will be contacted directly by FIU. Candidates should upload all application materials as individual attachments. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Alex Kroll, Search Committee Chair, at

    Clery Notice

    In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at:

    To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

    Pay Transparency

    Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

    FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Alexander Kroll
    Florida International University
    Miami FL