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We are pleased to welcome Casey McNeill as our newest tenure-track faculty to the department!

Dr. Casey McNeill received her Ph.D. in 2018 from Johns Hopkins University. Her research and teaching focus on international security, International Relations theory, US foreign policy, and the Sahel region. Dr. McNeill is a recipient of the Smith Richardson World Politics and Statecraft Fellowship. She has taught at the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Mannheim.

Faculty Hiring

The political science department is pleased to announce openings for two tenure-track faculty positions beginning in Fall 2020. Applications are due October 15, 2019, via interfolio:

Assistant Professor of International Politics (Fordham University)

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure track position in International Politics at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2020. The position is located at Fordham’s Rose Hill (Bronx) campus.

We are particularly interested in candidates in the field of international security with a specialization in cybersecurity and a secondary focus in interstate conflict, nuclear proliferation, and/or terrorism. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate curricular needs in political science, as well as to Fordham’s Interdisciplinary Center for Cybersecurity. We encourage candidates to apply who will deepen our engagement with institutions or federal agencies within New York City and contribute to our University and department’s commitment to quality teaching and research.

Consistent with our Jesuit and Catholic mission, we believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program and we strive to create an academic community and campus culture that attracts and facilitates the development of promising and diverse teacher-scholars. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we are especially interested in candidates with substantive experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural and economic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on October 15. Interested applicants must submit the following documents in electronic format (PDF or Microsoft Word) to Professor Ida Bastiaens, Committee Chair, via Interfolio, at http://apply.interfolio.com/67817: cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Application materials should also address how the candidate's teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and/or community service supports Fordham University's commitment to diversity. Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics (Fordham University)

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure track position in Comparative Politics at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2020. The position is located at Fordham’s Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus.

We are particularly interested in candidates in the field of comparative environmental policy. A regional specialization focusing Asia or Latin America is especially desired. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate curricular needs in political science, as well as contribute to Fordham’s interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program. We encourage to apply candidates who will deepen our engagement with institutions within New York City and contribute to our University and department’s commitment to quality teaching and research.

Consistent with our Jesuit and Catholic mission, we believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program, and we strive to create an academic community and campus culture that attracts and facilitates the development of promising and diverse teacher-scholars. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we are especially interested in candidates with substantive experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on October 15. Interested applicants must submit the following documents in electronic format (PDF or Microsoft Word) to Professor Sarah Lockhart, Committee Chair, via Interfolio, at http://apply.interfolio.com/68311: cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (no more than 30-35 pages), course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Application materials should also address how the candidate's teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and/or community service supports Fordham University's commitment to diversity. Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.

Faculty Contact

Rose Hill
Gabrielle Kelly, Secretary
661 Faber Hall
Tel: 718-817-3950
Fax: 718-817-3972
Email: gkelly18@fordham.edu
Advising Email: poscadvising@fordham.edu
Office Hours: M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Lincoln Center
Annmarie O’Connor, Senior Secretary
Lowenstein 916
Tel: 212-636-6391
Fax: 212-636-7153
Email: aoconnor23@fordham.edu
Advising Email: posc@fordham.edu
Office Hours: M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.