Postdoctoral Fellow - Political Science-Public Administration

$42,613.64 per year
09 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow - Political Science-Public Administration

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Letters, Arts & Social Sci.

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $42,613.64 per year

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Department of Politics and Philosophy and the Idaho Society of Fellows is now accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Political Science, anticipated to begin July 10, 2023. Fellows will pursue their own research and teach one course per semester.

The successful candidate will be able to teach core courses for the Master in Public Administration program such as Local Government Politics and Administration, Public Administration Theory, Public Personnel Administration, and Research Methods for Local Government and Community Administration. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach courses for the undergraduate political science degree like American National Government.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Management, Public Affairs, Political Science or equivalent field (e.g., Government; Politics). ABDs may apply but degree is required by start date.
  • Broadly trained Public Administration scholar with expertise in, but not limited to, local government, research methods, public policy, sustainability, social equity, and big data.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in Local Government and/or experience conducting outreach to local government;

  • Experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds, or experience and commitment to working with people holding similar or different world views while advocating for inclusion of all people;

  • Ability to teach POLS 101.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP003832P

Posting Date: 03/09/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
For first consideration, please apply by April 3, 2023.

Applicants must submit the following: a letter of application that addresses the position’s required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Other Document 1), and a 2-3 page pedagogy statement (upload as Research/Teaching Philosophy). Applicants must also provide names and complete contact information for three references.

Please direct inquiries or questions to Dr. Bert Baumgaertner (

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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