Lecturer- Public Policy

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. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.


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.


Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology; search openings, then Keyword Search 7157BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

A brief teaching philosophy

The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

Contribution to Diversity Statement

You can contact the search committee chair, Dr. Qing Miao, at qxmgla@rit.edu for additional information or with questions on the position.

For best consideration, complete applications must be received by October 10, 2022, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.