St. Francis College seeks a candidate with a primary specialization in American Politics, especially in judicial politics, with a preferred secondary emphasis in state and local government. The position carries a teaching load of four courses per semester. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach various American politics, and constitutional and civil law courses. Additionally, the candidate is expected to serve as the Pre-Law Advisor and as the faculty advisor for the St. Thomas More Pre-Law Society.


  • An earned Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in political science by the time of the appointment.
  • A demonstrated commitment to both undergraduate education and research.
  • Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide three letters of reference.

About St. Francis College:

For over 150 years, the mission of St. Francis has been to provide an affordable, quality education to working class people who otherwise may not be able to attend college. St. Francis College is a private, independent, co-educational urban college whose Franciscan and Catholic traditions underpin its commitment to academic excellence, spiritual and moral values, physical fitness, social responsibility and life-long learning. We educate the whole person for a full, relational life, developing the students’ talents and abilities for meaningful, fulfilling careers, as well as for collaborative, service-oriented leadership.

The College strives to offer ample opportunities for students to immerse themselves in the intellectual, cultural and professional opportunities afforded by New York City and to serve the needs of the local community in which they live and study. Our location in Brooklyn Heights provides a confluence of cultures and religious beliefs, mirroring our commitment to maintain and celebrate our diverse student body.

St. Francis College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and we are strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, students, and the curriculum. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.