Announcements

Management Matters Seeks News of the Profession

We are preparing the fall issue of Management Matters, PMRA’s semi-annual newsletter. We welcome professional news and updates such as: newly minted PhDs, recent hires, promotions, new jobs, forthcoming books, grants, and awards.

Please provide the following information with your announcements:

Please share your news via email to: PMRA@ku.edu. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2021.


PMRA Seeks an Editor(s) for PPMG

The Public Management Research Association seeks an editor or co-editor team for Perspectives on Public Management & Governance (PPMG), a journal dedicated to theory development and conceptual work challenging and advancing the field of public affairs.

The full text of the Request for Proposals is linked here. 

The deadline for proposals is December 31, 2021. The PPMG Editorial Selection Committee may request zoom interviews in mid- to late-January and will make a recommendation to the PMRA Board by early February. The goal is to have the new PPMG editor formally take over on June 1, 2022.


A Special Issue of PPMG on Law & Governance is Now Available

Perspectives on Public Management and Governance (PPMG) is pleased to announce that the Special Issue on Law & Governance is now available, open access, for a limited time.  This special issue of PPMG motivated the recent ASPA three-part webinar series, Keeping Current: The Intersection of Public Administration and the Law.

The issue’s special editors from the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas note that “understanding what the law is, and how it constrains administrative action, clears the way for inquiry into how administrative actors deploy law to strategically develop and change administrative governance” (Epp, Merriman, O’Leary and Portillo, 2021).


The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown is Hiring a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Comparative Public Management

 The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-line assistant professor in the field of comparative public management.

Deadline for applications is September 20, 2021. More information may be found here.


UMass Amherst Hiring for Two Tenure-track Assistant Professors

The School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hiring for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning September 2022.

More information may be found here. Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021. 


The Maxwell School is Hiring an Assistant Professor in Diversity and Public Organizations

The Department of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs seeks an assistant professor in Diversity and Public Organizations.

Applications submitted by September 30, 2021 will receive priority consideration. Information about the position is available here.


University of Kentucky is Hiring for a for Tenure-track Position in Public Management

 The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure-track, open rank position in public management. Inquiries should be submitted to Dr. Rajeev Darolia, search committee chair, at rajeev.darolia@uky.edu

 Applications received by October 1, 2021 will receive full consideration. More information may be found at this link.


UCONN Department of Public Policy is Hiring for Two Assistant Professor Positions

DPP is hiring for two tenure track assistant professor positions. One position will have a focus in public management and the other in public budgeting and finance.

Review of applications will being October 1, 2021. More information may be found at this link.


Virginia Tech Seeks an Associate or Full Professor of Public Administration and Policy

The Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus is seeking an associate or full professor of public administration and policy to start in August 2022.

Review of applications will start on October 4, 2021. More information may be found here.


American University is Hiring for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (American University) is hiring a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor. Applicants should have a record of research in applied microeconomics with a focus on social welfare policy, public economics, inequality.

Deadline for applications is October 15, 2021. More information may be found here.


Arizona State Seeks an Associate or Full Professor and Director of the Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD)

The Arizona State University School of Public Affairs (SPA) invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, associate or full professor and director for the Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD). Please direct any questions about the position to Dr. Stuart Bretschneider, the Search Committee Chair, at stuart.bretschneider@asu.edu.

The initial application deadline is October 15, 2021 at 3:00p.m (Mountain Time). More information may be found here.


City University of Hong Kong is Hiring for an Open Rank Professor of Public Administration

The Department of Public Policy at City University of Hong Kong is hiring for an open rank position in public administration. Those with a research focus on the use of digital tools and social media in stakeholder engagement and volunteer management, crowdsourcing, intersectoral partnership in smart city development, and/or social network analysis, are especially encouraged to apply. For inquiries, please contact Professor Alfred Ho at ho.tkalfred@cityu.edu.hk

Applications and nominations received by October 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. More information may be found here.


Indiana University-Bloomington Seeks a Director of the Ostrom Workshop’s Commons Governance Program

The College of Arts and Sciences, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the Hamilton-Lugar School of Global and International Studies, and the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington invite applications for a tenure-track position in commons governance at the advanced assistant, associate, or full professor level. The successful candidate will serve as the Director of the Ostrom Workshop’s Commons Program.

Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021 for priority consideration.  More information is available here.


University of Alabama at Birmingham is Hiring for an Assistant Professor in Nonprofit Leadership and Management

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in nonprofit leadership and management. Questions can be directed to Dr. Erin Borry, search committee chair, at borry@uab.edu.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021. More information may be found here.


Public Management Review (PMR) Seeks Papers for a Special Issue on “Insights for Public Management from Policing”

PMR special issue editors Professors Jean Hartley, Edoardo Ongaro, Eckhart Schröeter and Dr Kathryn Quick seek papers for a special issue on the topic, “Insights for Public Management from Policing”.

A short abstract (500 words) is due by November 15, 2021 or January 7, 2022 (we are inviting abstract submissions in two tranches). Please see the attached flyer or this link for more information.


The Biden Schools Invites applications for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Professor of Civil Discourse

The Biden School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Delaware invites applications for a professor or advanced associate professor to fill the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Professor of Civil Discourse.

More information may be found here. The position is open until filled.


Thomas Edison State Seeks a Dean of the Watson School of Public Service

Thomas Edison State University is looking for a scholar-practitioner possessing academic leadership experience and expertise to serve as Dean of the John S. Watson School of Public Service. The position is open until filled. More information is available in the attached flyer or at this link.


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