Academic/Faculty, Public Policy/Public Administration
Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy 4790BR College of Liberal Arts CLA-Public Policy
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 12-Aug-2020
The College of Liberal Arts is one of nine colleges within Rochester Institute of Technology. The College has over 170 faculty in 13 departments in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts. The College currently offers twelve undergraduate degree programs and five Master degrees, serving over 800 students. Undergraduate degrees include Advertising and Public Relations; Criminal Justice; Economics; International Studies; Journalism; Museum Studies, Professional and Technical Communication; Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy; and Urban and Community Studies. The graduate degrees are in Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology (Experimental Psychology); Communication and Media Technologies; School Psychology; Criminal Justice; and Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
The Public Policy Department currently offers a B.S. in Public Policy, an M.S. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, and supports RITs general education program. We have several joint BS/MS degrees and strong working relationships with many of the other colleges, including Science, Engineering, Computing and Information Sciences, and Health Sciences and Technology. More information about our program can be found at http://www.rit.edu/cla/publicpolicy/.
Detailed Job Description
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. The program is seeking a teacher-scholar who can contribute to high-quality undergraduate and graduate education and pursue a high-quality, active research agenda.
The area of specialization is open, but the successful candidate should demonstrate a clear interest in science and technology policy issues, such as health related technology, computer and information technology, and engineering. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, a strong research agenda, and service to the university and community. Candidates with backgrounds that integrate science and engineering fields with the social sciences and humanities are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in an appropriate field is required prior to the position start date.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD. or terminal degree in an appropriate field at time of appointment,
A clear interest in science and technology policy issues that support the degree programs, and,
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 4790BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
A brief statement about your teaching philosophy
The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
You can contact the search committee chair, Qing Miao, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or with questions on the position.
For best consideration, complete applications must be received by the initial deadline of October 31, 2019, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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