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Lecturer, Public Administration - College for Health, Community and Policy

University of Texas at San Antonio

Job Description

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property-for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more online, on USTA Today or on TwitterInstagram, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn.

UTSA, situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

Posting End Date

Open Until Filled. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.


Salary Range: $4,000 per course

Required Application Materials

Required: Resume or CV

Required: Cover Letter: Applicants should attach a cover letter detailing how they are qualified for the position, along with the class(es) they are interested in teaching.

Essential Functions

The Department of Public Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is considering applications for part-time adjunct lecturers to teach in its Master of Public Administration (MPA) and the Bachelor of Public Administration and Policy (BPAP) degree programs for Summer and Fall of 2023. Adjuncts are paid per course taught. Undergraduate courses are mostly taught during the day. Master's level courses are taught in the evenings.

Our two particular needs for Summer 2023 are for instructors to teach Grant Development and Proposal Writing, and Urban and Regional Economic Development, both at the graduate level. Successful candidates must have either a terminal degree in Public Administration (or related field) or extensive, applied experience in these topics.

For more information about the department's course offerings please visit: : https://hcap.utsa.edu/public-administration/programs/

Required Qualifications

Qualifications to Teach at the Master's Level:

The qualifications to be considered as an adjunct lecturer in the MPA program are a doctorate degree in public administration (or related field of study), or a master's degree in public administration with a strong record of professional work experience relevant to the course's specific subject matter.

Qualifications to Teach at the Undergraduate Level:

The qualifications to be considered as an adjunct lecturer in the BPAP program are a master's degree in public administration, or closely related field of study.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Level: Teaching experience is desirable.

Undergraduate Level: Teaching and/or work experience relevant to the course's specific subject matter is desirable.

Working Conditions

On Campus: Primary work location will be on campus. Travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility.

Additional Information

  • UTSA is a tobacco free campus.
  • This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
  • Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

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