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Internal Number: 3493112
Assistant Professor Political Science (71102)
Location: Brooklyn, NY
The Department of Social Science & Cultural Studies seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field and should have a broad focus in the areas of US public policy and American political institutions, with additional specialization in one of the following: American political ideologies, political campaigns and elections, political parties, social movements and interest groups, public opinion, and/or political communications and the media. The position continues the department's effort to enhance its curriculum with courses anchored in the concepts and methods of political science, but that simultaneously cross disciplinary boundaries to incorporate topics, concepts, and methods utilized by other disciplines in the department, such as sociology, history, psychology, philosophy, and economics. The successful candidate will teach General Education and elective courses in their area of substantive specialization, including new courses to be designed by the candidate.
The Department of Social Science and Cultural Studies provides students with the critical skills that expand the way they perceive their intellectual, artistic, and professional work and offers a B.A. degree program in Critical and Visual Studies as well as a wide range of minors including: Psychology, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Social Justice/Social Practice, Sustainability, and Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The Institute's impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, and an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers.
Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for success in creative fields and professional practice, to contribute to a fairer, more sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt partners locally through the Pratt Center for Community Development to work for a more just city. The Institute also offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Center for Art, Design, and Community Engagement K-12 and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Teach six courses per year (3 courses per semester).
- Teach current SSCS courses and develop and teach new Political Science courses.
- Advise and mentor students.
- Participate in committee work and other services to the Department, School, and Institute.
- Build interdisciplinary collaborations both inside and outside the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
- Develop and maintain scholarly and professional standing in the field of expertise and pursue individual research projects (e.g., publish in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and present at professional conferences).
Salary Range: $73K - $91.6K
A Ph.D. in Political Science is required and demonstrable expertise in the field.
Experience and Skills:
Demonstrated excellence in teaching with a minimum of 2 years of experience at the college or university level.
A record of scholarly engagement as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications in academic journals and presentations at conferences is also required.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/113875
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