Nonprofit Management and Policy, Assistant/Associate Professor

Posted: 07/07/17 | SHARE:


The Department of Public Administration & Policy in the University at Albany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Nonprofit Management and Policy position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning fall 2018. Candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research and should be effective teachers. Faculty in Rockefeller College are expected to pursue an active research program, teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in service activities.

Our program on Nonprofit Management, ranked 10th in US News and World Report, emphasizes the "nuts and bolts" of operating and sustaining nonprofit organizations and the tactics and strategies of creating social change toward greater equity and justice. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality nonprofit management and policy research in these areas. Candidates conducting research on nonprofit governance, resource generation and sustainability, nonprofit public policy, policy advocacy, collaboration, and/or nonprofit networks are especially encouraged to apply. We are open to scholars conducting research in domestic, international or global contexts, and who use qualitative and/or quantitative methods.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a PhD by September 1, 2018 from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Senior applicants should have a well-established research program; junior applicants should have a trajectory to develop a tenurable research record.
  • Applicants must be able to teach in Nonprofit Management and in core Public Policy or Public Administration courses, and be able to, or have the potential to, fulfill the mission and goals of Rockefeller College.
  • Applicants must have the ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate's PhD will likely be in Public Administration, Public Management, Public Affairs, or an allied field such as Sociology or Political Science.
  • Experience in a nonprofit organization, and working on or writing research grants for external funding, will be considered a plus in the selection process but not a requirement.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant or Associate Professor; salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressed to Jennifer Dodge, Chair of the Search Committee

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Writing sample

  • Teaching evaluations (associate faculty only submit teaching evaluations for the past 4 semesters)

  • Three letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts, emailed to

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A review of applications will start October 1, 2017 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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