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Assistant Professor- Environmental Politics

Kingsborough Community College CUNY
Southern Brooklyn, NY
Closing date
Mar 19, 2023

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Job Title Assistant Professor - Environmental Politics (Revised March 8, 2023)

Job ID 26559

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 Environmental Policies, Public Policies and other U.S. Government courses in the Political Science program, including evening and weekend assignments. 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.

Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise.

Vaccine Requirement

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. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Area of specific specialization is open, but we are particularly seeking someone who can teach Environmental Politics and Policy, as we are particularly seeking someone who can teach Environmental Politics and Policy, as well as other national 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 (OER) and Undergraduate Research.


$70,238 - $79,188

Salary commensurate with experience and qualification.

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 11, 2023.


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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.

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