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Greenberg Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Law

Trinity College
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 13, 2023

Position Information

Greenberg Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Law

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Assistant Professor

Open Date

Close Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

Trinity College invites applications for the Greenberg Visiting Assistant Professor position in Public Policy & Law, commencing in Fall 2023. We seek candidates with expertise in public policy and/or law, who are interested in engaging with undergraduates about the ethical dimensions of public issues. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the candidate’s policy or legal area of expertise. Ability to teach an undergraduate introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods is desired, but not required.

We encourage applicants who share our program’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and supporting faculty who fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the United States. We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. In particular, applicants who require the H-1B visa cannot be considered, and applicants who require sponsorship for visas other than the H-1B visa will be required to pay all costs associated with visa applications.

Trinity College requires proof of COVID -19 vaccination and booster or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment.


A Ph.D. in political science, public policy, or another social science discipline by August 2023 is preferred; advanced Ph.D. candidates will be considered. The teaching load is 5 courses a year. The successful candidate will be eligible for annual funds toward conference travel.


Competitive salary and benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration please submit a cover letter (describing research, teaching, and commitment to diversity), CV, sample of scholarly writing, graduate transcript, course syllabi and evaluations (if available), and contact information for at least three individuals who will provide letters of reference by February 13, 2023.

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Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

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