Belle Zeller Visiting Associate Professor or Full Professor in Public Policy

Brooklyn, NY
Feb 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




The Department of Political Science at Brooklyn College seeks a nationally recognized scholar/practitioner in politics and public policy for the Belle Zeller Visiting Professorship. We seek an individual specializing in one or more of the following policy fields in the US or elsewhere: labor, education, health, environment, criminal justice, racial equality, national security, immigration, and gender and LGBTQ justice. The Belle Zeller Professorship reflects the Department's values and scholarly commitment to issues of justice and rights.

The Belle Zeller professor will teach two classes each semester; deliver two CUNY-wide lectures and two College lectures; engage in workshops/seminars as a resident expert; mentor students; develop opportunities to enrich student learning in her/his area of expertise; and perform assigned administrative, supervisory, and committee functions in the department. All these activities are designed to serve as catalysts for scholarly dialogue on national and international issues of justice and rights. This position offers the opportunity to focus on scholarship and to have an impact on a broad audience; to work with Brooklyn College and CUNY's many centers, institutes, and programs; and to take advantage of the diverse and rich intellectual and cultural offerings of the NYC area.

Scholars/practitioners who work in areas such as political science, history, urban geographies, international relations, race and ethnic studies, gender studies, law and public policy, and journalism are especially encouraged to apply.


Field-appropriate terminal degree or equivalent experience required. A distinguished record of excellence in scholarship, policy leadership; publications; and/or creative achievement in related field(s) is essential. A record of teaching or working in a diverse, multicultural urban environment is preferred. Visiting faculty are often individuals with a primary commitment to another accredited college who possess a record of scholarship or professional expertise and/or have demonstrated leadership and accomplishment in their respective fields. The Belle Zeller Professorship reflects the Brooklyn College Political Science Department's values and scholarly commitment to issues of civil rights and social justice.


Visiting Associate Professor: $68,024 - $82,299 ($75,110 - $90,871)

Visiting Professor: $85,356 - $102,253 ($94,248 - $112,905)

*Effective 4/20/2017 and subject to the new contract implementation.

Plus an additional $10,000 annual supplement. Commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.

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. Applicants should upload their cover letter and curriculum vitae in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format.

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Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.


Review of applications will begin January 25, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.


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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: Brooklyn College

Job Title: Belle Zeller Visiting Associate Professor or Full Professor in Public Policy

Job ID: 16005

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular




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