Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
The Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University invites nominations and applications for the newly established Jay and Debe Moskowitz Professorship, made possible by a generous endowment provided by the named couple.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: It is intended for a distinguished senior scholar with demonstrated expertise related to some aspect of contemporary Mexican and/or U.S.-Mexican affairs, such as (but not limited to) trade issues, immigration policy, economic development and political economy, and social outcomes for Mexican immigrants to the U.S. Candidates may hold any advanced degree, but must qualify for an appointment with tenure in one (or more) of the School's departments.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The Maxwell School is home to renowned professional programs in public and international affairs and the social science disciplinary departments of Syracuse University. Its 150 faculty teach more than 800 Masters and Ph.D. students who matriculate in the School and a larger number of undergraduate social science majors through the University's College of Arts and Sciences. The School also houses 10 interdisciplinary research institutes, centers and programs, in which a majority of its faculty participate. For more information, please see our web site at:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Our goal is to complete the hiring process for academic year 2013-14, or as soon thereafter as feasible. Nominations and applications are welcome anytime. Review of the latter will commence December, 2012 and continue until the Chair is filled. Applicants should apply directly to the Syracuse University Job Opportunities web site at and provide a cover letter, curriculum vita, and the names of three references.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Questions regarding academic qualifications and/or nature of the position may be directed to: John L. Palmer, University Professor and Chair of the Moskowitz Search Committee at or 315.443.9439. Questions regarding the logistics of applying or related issues may be directed to Ann Wicks at or 315.443.5881.

Posted 11/11/12