Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position in Public Budgeting and Financial Management

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position in Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Indiana University - The O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
 Bloomington, Indiana
Job Description

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position in Public Budgeting and Financial Management

The O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (O’Neill) at Indiana University - Bloomington invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track appointment in the general field of public budgeting and financial management. While the preferred appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, more advanced candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed (or expect to complete prior to appointment) a Ph.D. in economics, public administration, public affairs, business administration, political science, sociology, public policy, or a related field. We seek a strong researcher with the ability to advise doctoral students and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in any area of public financial administration: public economics, public budgeting, accounting, political economy, fiscal sociology, and/or public financial management. Applicants are expected to develop a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds and 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. 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, 2023.

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, LGBTQ, 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 and public policy in the United States and for five years has ranked in one of the top two spots of the U.S. News & World Report rankings for graduate public affairs schools in the country. Five of O’Neill’s specialty programs are ranked in the top-five listings nationally, including Public Budgeting & Finance, which is ranked number 1. O’Neill is also tied for the top-ranked public administration program according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities. The school attracts very high performing faculty and provides a collegial workplace environment.

Additional information about the city of Bloomington can be found at https://www.visitbloomington.com/.

For full consideration, please submit 1) a letter of application; 2) a current vita; 3) a statement of research and teaching 4) a statement of teaching philosophy including approaches to course design and classroom instruction; and 5) contact information for three references to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/14648 by December 9, 2022.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Direct questions about the position to search chair, Denvil Duncan (duncande@iu.edu).

Before a conditional offer of employment is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.