FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for the position of Distinguished Lecturer, Public Policy and Director of the Academic Public Policy Program. We seek a public policy expert, preferably with experience working in a college environment, to participate in a new program in Public Policy, situated at Hunter College's Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute.
Hunter College is the largest college of the City University of New York. It is comprised of five schools: Arts and Sciences, Education, Nursing, Public Health, and Social Work, and has nearly 600 full-time faculty members. Hunter enrolls over 20,000 students, and has one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States. Located near the main campus of Hunter College, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute is based in the recently renovated home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and is dedicated to fostering academic and public engagement in a wide range of domestic policy issues and international human rights. The Institute opened in 2010.
As part of its responsibilities, Roosevelt House administers two interdisciplinary programs for undergraduates in public policy and human rights. The Public Policy Program offers students the opportunity of fulfilling the requirements for either an 18-credit minor or a more advanced
27-credit certificate in Public Policy. The Distinguished Lecturer, Public Policy is the Director of the Academic Public Policy Program. S/he works closely with the faculty committee and its chair in the planning and development of new courses, some of which s/he teaches as well. S/he also serves as the adviser for Public Policy students, guiding them through the program and developing exciting extra-curricular activities for them outside the classroom( e.g., special trips to Washington, D.C., meetings with leading government officials and policy specialists in New York) and encouraging them to take advantage of internship opportunities. The Distinguished Lecturer is responsible for running existing internship and civic engagement programs and developing new ones. Finally, the Distinguished Lecturer works closely with the Director and Deputy Director/Director of Programs and Operations of the Institute in developing policy-themed academic conferences and public programs and to publicizing them at Hunter College and in the wider community. The Distinguished Lecturer will also take the lead in working with faculty associates, offering support for research initiatives and centers based at Roosevelt House.
The Distinguished Lecturer will be called upon to provide planning, research and support extending across the calendar year.
Bachelor's degree and a record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to teaching assignments. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Ph.D., J.D. or equivalent is preferred. Demonstrated leadership, teaching, and practical experience in public policy preferred. Record of publications and active scholarly agenda desired.
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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Open until filled, with review of applications to begin March 1, 2013.
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