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CUNY Doctoral Lecturer - Political Science and Global Affairs in Staten Island, New York

Doctoral Lecturer - Political Science and Global Affairs

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College of Staten Island

Full/Part Time





The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.

The Department of Political Science and Global Affairs (PSGA) at the College of Staten Island seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Lecturer position in Political Theory. Expertise in a related subfield, such as American Politics, Public Law, Race, Ethnicity and Politics; Gender and Politics; or Environmental Policy, is a plus. The successful candidate will be able to teach basic courses in Political Theory (Ancient; Modern; Contemporary). There is no expectation for research or publications.

The Doctoral Lecturer performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Position begins in Fall 2023.

The teaching load for a Lecturer under our collective bargaining agreement is 24 credit-hours. CSI offers both 3- and 4-credit classes, so the typical annual teaching load for lecturers ranges from 3-3 to 3-4.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

A Ph.D. in political science is preferred. ABD candidates are welcome to apply, however degree must be conferred at time of semester appointment - Fall 2023. Also required are the willingness to participate in service, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


$64,491 - $79,808

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.


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Candidates should provide:

  • a letter of application and a CV/resume, and, in one document, the following:

  • a writing sample (journal article, book chapter, dissertation chapter);

  • a statement of teaching philosophy;

  • a portfolio of teaching materials (e.g., evidence of preparedness to teach a diverse student body, sample syllabi and assignments, teaching observation reports, student evaluations); anda diversity statement.

All materials should be provided electronically through CUNY First following the instructions above. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be emailed to

**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.



February 1, 2023


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