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CUNY Faculty Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Political Science(Chinese Politics) in New York, New York

Faculty Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Political Science(Chinese Politics)

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Hunter College

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The Hunter College Political Science Department is hiring for an open rank, tenure-track position in Comparative Politics focusing on the Politics of China. The successful candidate would potentially teach courses onChina focused on topics such as government and politics, political economy, and Chinese foreign affairs. The successful candidate would also potentially teach comparative courses in their substantive areas of interest, such as authoritarian politics, social movements, political economy, or an introductory Comparative Politics course. The position also involves conducting research, contributing to departmental administration, participating in university programs, and potentially having the option to join the faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center.


For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:

For appointment as assistant professor, applicants must have a PhD in hand by the position’s starting date.For appointment as an associate professor, a substantial publication record and teaching experience are required. For appointment as a full professor, evidence of an established professional reputation, a strong and sustained publication record, and substantial teaching experience are required.

Candidates with a focus on Chinese domestic politics or Chinese political economy will be strongly preferred.


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

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.

Assistant Professor: $52,267 - $90,375

Associate Professor: $67,784 - $107,789

Full Professor: $83,878 - $129,310


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26361

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required

material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include and submit by March 6th:

  • A cover letter describing their research agenda and teaching philosophy

  • CurrentCV

  • Writing sample

  • Graduate transcript

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred

Letters of recommendation should be emailed to .


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on March 6, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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