Assistant Professor - Rural Public Policy


Social Sciences


Assistant Professor – Rural Public Policy

Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (9 months)


Commensurate with experience and qualifications  

Position Available:

Open Until Filled

Job Description:

The successful candidate must be able to teach core curriculum graduate courses in the Master of Arts in rural public policy and Planning program, as well as undergraduate courses in Public Administration and Political Science.

Qualifications Desired:

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in public policy and administration, health policy and administration or a closely related terminal degree in the field.  Prefer candidate with a commitment to excellence in research, teaching and service.  Familiarity with NASPAA accreditation processes and willingness to participate fully in the Rural Public Policy program efforts in seeking NASPAA accreditation will be an added advantage.

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Application Procedure:

Please submit a letter describing research and teaching, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a writing sample to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Hwy 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941