Assistant Professor of Politics and Huma
The Department of Politics and Human Rights at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Politics and Human Rights to begin fall 2019.

Required: Candidates should hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in the social sciences, including but not limited to Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Urban Studies, Public Policy, or Social Work. Applicants nearing the completion of the doctorate (ABD) with an expectation of degree completion by August 31, 2019 may be considered. Candidates should have stand-alone, higher education teaching experience and the expertise to teach applied research methods in an interdisciplinary Politics & Human Rights program, including a specialized class on applied qualitative and quantitative research methods, inclusive of, but not limited to, statistics and data visualization.
The successful candidate should also possess demonstrated experience interacting with government and private agencies, non-governmental organizations, and/or social justice groups, and the promise of an active research agenda. The ability to contribute to an interdisciplinary program in Social Work and course offerings in the College’s upper-level Racial and Ethnic Perspectives category is strongly preferred, along with competence to teach courses in policy analysis, social justice, and urban studies.
Responsibilities include teaching, service to the College, and the successful pursuit of a research agenda leading to publication. The typical teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 4/3.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an example of scholarly work. The initial application may also include up to three letters of recommendation. We also ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how you plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at Marymount Manhattan College. All application information should be sent to; please include “Politics & Human Rights Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line. Applications received by December 10th will be prioritized. The position will remain open, however, until filled.
Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to

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Richard Sheldon
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street
New York, 10021