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Job Opening - Lecturer in Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology

  • 1.  Job Opening - Lecturer in Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology

    Posted 09-07-2022 20:33

    Non-Tenure Track Faculty


    College of Liberal Arts

    CLA-Public Policy

    Detailed Job Description

    The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) seeks applicants for a lecturer or Senior lecturer in the Department of Public Policy beginning in spring of 2022-2023 or fall of 2023-2024 academic year. The department is seeking a teacher who can contribute to high-quality graduate education. The selected candidate would be expected to teach 8 courses per year, with reductions due to any agreed-upon administrative responsibilities. 
    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 statement of diversity.

    Department/College Description

    The College of Liberal Arts encourages the creation, development, dissemination, and application of human knowledge in the arts, humanities, and social sciences by promoting innovative teaching, scholarship, and research, thus providing a comprehensive education for all RIT students.

    We strive to prepare students for a lifetime of personal growth and responsible citizenship in an increasingly technological and rapidly changing society by maintaining and promoting the intellectual climate on campus, contributing to students' awareness and understanding of diversity, and enhancing students' abilities to reason critically and communicate effectively.

    We value a rigorous liberal arts education that encourages innovative experiential learning and active scholarship, the highest ethical standards, the educational and social benefits of diversity and global awareness, an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment of openness and academic freedom, a working environment in which all staff and faculty enjoy respect and recognition, and the active and meaningful participation of all members of the College community.

    The Public Policy Department currently offers a B.S. in Public Policy, an M.S. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, and supports RIT's 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

    Required Minimum Qualifications

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have an advanced degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, or a related field prior to the position start date.
    • Demonstrate effective teaching potential for a wide range of courses in the public policy curriculum, including both core and advanced elective courses.
    • Demonstrate an interest in science and technology policy issues. 
    • Demonstrate potential for administrative service to the Department, such as program management and assessment or student advising.
    • Demonstrate potential for service to the Institute and Community.
    • Be able to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
    Learn more at:

    Sandra Rothenberg
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Rochester NY
    (585) 475-6032