City College of New York-CUNY: Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Institutions and Political Thought
The Hamilton Initiative at The City College of New York-CUNY invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Institutions and Political Thought, beginning in the Fall of 2022.
Housed in the Department of Political Science, the Hamilton Initiative seeks to encourage serious and open engagement with the United States’ place in Western political and philosophic tradition. While the position is open with respect to research areas, the department is particularly interested in candidates able to teach courses that connect American politics and institutions to the Western canon of political thought. The teaching load will be two courses per academic year, on topics to be agreed with the Department Chair based on the Fellow’s expertise and the Department’s needs. The Postdoctoral Fellow will also be expected to participate actively in the Hamilton Initiative’s activities and contribute to its administration as needed.
The position is for a duration of one academic year. Salaries are competitive and commensurate to living costs in New York City. A Ph.D. (in hand by the beginning of the 2022-23 academic year) is a required qualification.
A Ph.D. (in hand by the beginning of the 2022-23 academic year) is required.
Applicants should submit:
- a letter of interest;
- a curriculum vitae;
- sample course syllabi;
- a copy of graduate transcript(s);
- and a sample of professional writing (published work preferred).
In their cover letter, applicants should describe how their teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.
Please submit these materials to Jenifer Roman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
About the school:
Founded in 1847, City College (CCNY) is the flagship institution of the City University of New York (CUNY) system, which combines 25 colleges across the five boroughs. With approximately 11,000 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students, CCNY is one of the most ethnically, linguistically, and religiously diverse colleges in the country. Some 90 languages are spoken on campus. It serves primarily students from the New York metropolitan region. The college’s historic mission continues to this day: provide a public first-rate education to all students, regardless of means or background.
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