CUNY Assistant Professor - Political Science in New York, New York


Baruch College's Political Science Department invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the field of Public Policy, open with regard to specialization/American Politics, with expertise in Public Policy. The position will begin in the fall semester 2018.

Baruch, a flagship college of the City University of New York, is located in the historic Gramercy Park district of Manhattan.

In the last several years, Baruch has emphasized recruitment of underrepresented groups, and has achieved success in this area. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Candidates must have a PhD in Political Science or related field at time of appointment and an active research agenda. Proficiency in quantitative research methods is appreciated, as is experience or interest in teaching in online or hybrid formats.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now" To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Candidates should provide a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, CV, writing samples, and (if applicable) any formal evaluations of teaching performance.

STEP TWO - Go to All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590


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Review of resumes will begin August 17; to ensure consideration, please apply by October 1, 2017.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Baruch College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Political Science

Job ID: 17222

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular