Belle Zeller Visiting Professorship in Public Policy at Brooklyn College

Posted on November 21st, 2012 by Lauren Gutterman

Brooklyn College seeks a nationally recognized scholar/practitioner in public policy, specializing in one or more of the following fields: labor, education, health, urban politics, environment, criminal justice, racial equality, national security, immigration, and gender and LGBTQ justice.  The Belle Zeller Professorship reflects the Brooklyn College Political Science Department’s values and scholarly commitment to issues of civil rights and social justice.

The Belle Zeller professor will deliver two CUNY-wide lectures and two College lectures, engage in workshops/seminars as a resident expert, mentor students, develop opportunities to enrich student learning in his/her area of expertise, and teach two classes a semester. All of these activities are designed to serve as catalysts for scholarly dialogue about national and international issues of civil rights and social justice.

Scholars/practitioners who work in areas such as political science, history, urban geographies, international relations, race and ethnic studies, gender studies, law and public policy are especially encouraged to apply.

Ph.D. in area(s) of expertise or equivalent advanced degree. Record of excellence in scholarship, creative achievement or other outstanding policy leadership. A distinguished record of publication and leadership in related field(s) is essential. A record of teaching or working in a diverse, multicultural urban environment is preferred.

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.   Salary range is $85,356 – $102,253 and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Salary will be supplemented by an additional $10,000 stipend.

Please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” button at  Upload your cover letter and curriculum vitae in doc, pdf, or rtf format.

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically. Please go to the following link  and enter the contact information for your recommenders. Your recommenders will be requested to submit a letter directly to the search committee.

If you have any questions contact HR at 718-951-5131.

No email or hard copy applications will be accepted.
December 15, 2012

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.


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