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Assistant Professor - Political Science (Environmental Politics)

Kingsborough Community College - CUNY
Brooklyn, New York (US)
$72,667 - $82,928. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Closing date
May 8, 2024

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Assistant Professor - Political Science (Environmental Politics)

Job ID 28240

Location Kingsborough Community College

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular


The Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science at Kingsborough Community College invites applications for an Assistant Professor to teach courses in U.S. government and environmental politics in the Political Science program.  We are particularly looking for someone who can contribute to expanding department offerings in environmental politics while also building collaborations with the many initiatives across the campus that relate to the environment and climate change.  In addition to teaching, the candidate is expected to perform student advisement, contribute to new course development, and serve on departmental, college and university committees.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Ability to successfully teach U.S. government and environmental politics courses and PhD in area(s) of expertise; candidates who will have their degree shortly are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Area of specific specialization is open, but we are particularly seeking someone who can teach environmental politics, as well as other U.S. government courses.  We are particularly interested in approaches that incorporate a justice lens to environmental issues. 
  • Experience teaching community college students.
  • Experience, ability, and willingness to teach a wide range of courses and formats in the Political Science program including evening and weekend assignments and in person, hybrid, and fully online classes. 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across disciplinary lines for course and program development
  • Demonstrated experience with high impact practices for community college students, such as (but not limited to) Open Educational Resources and Undergraduate Research. 

COMPENSATION:  $72,667 - $82,928.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


April 30, 2024


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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.

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