Posted: Nov 18, 2022

Assistant Professor - Political Science

Baruch College - New York, NY
Salary: Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

The Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position. The area of specialization is open, but we welcome candidates able to teach courses on American politics, political institutions, and public affairs, including urban politics (New York City politics especially welcome), inequality, race/ethnicity, immigration, non-profit organizations, and/or public opinion/voting,

We are especially interested in candidates with a commitment to teaching a diverse student population and promoting social mobility. A demonstrated interest and commitment to building more culturally and racially diverse organizations that are reflective of our society as a whole is also welcome.

The position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in public affairs for the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs and Master of Public Administration (BSPA/MPA) and other professional degrees offered by the Marxe School (Master in Science in Higher Education, Master in International Affairs, and Master in Science in Arts Administration). The position has a reduced teaching load until tenure.

As a school of Public and International Affairs, we acknowledge that diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to the function of our school, the preparation of our students; to our scholarly endeavors and to address core problems within our society. We encourage potential applicants to explore the equity work that we are doing as a school, in particular, our statement which explains how we define these terms, and the progress we have made in recent years towards a more inclusive, representative, and equitable Marxe Community:


All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area. 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.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline including Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, or Sociology. The candidate must have completed the doctorate or its equivalent prior to the teaching start date for the fall 2023 semester. Professional experience and a research agenda is required. Also required is evidence of teaching effectiveness.

The Marxe School welcomes candidates with a strong record of research and publication.



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.


To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below.

Candidates should submit in PDF format a CV, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, relevant student teaching evaluations, no more than two representative papers or publications, and a cover letter addressed to the committee chair, Professor Zachariah Mampilly.

Please also provide a narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university. (1 page maximum)


Position will be open until filled, and review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022 (Revised).


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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.