Website Baruch_PoliSci Dept. of Political Science, Baruch College, CUNY


Baruch College’s Political Science Department invites applications for a tenure track position as assistant professor in the subfield of Comparative Politics, open with regard to geographic or thematic area of specialization. The position will begin in the Fall semester 2022.

Baruch, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan. Baruch has an extremely diverse student body of more than 18,000, many of them first-generation college students. We seek faculty who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


Candidates must have a PhD in Political Science or closely related field at time of appointment and an active research agenda.


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.


STEP ONE – Copy and paste the link below into your browser:

Please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now”. Candidates must provide a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and commitment to diversity; CV; writing samples, and (if applicable) any formal evaluations of teaching performance.

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All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications or references will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590.

For full consideration, all materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by January 14, 2022.


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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