Assistant or Associate Professor – Social Sciences (Tenure track) with speciality in the Americas
The Department of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the City College Center for Worker Education/CUNY invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) in the Social Sciences, to start on or about September 1, 2012 (Subject to budgetary approval). Field of specialization open, but candidates for this position should be actively engaged in researching and teaching in one or more of the following areas: immigration, globalization, urban studies, labor, and/or educational policy, with an emphasis on the intersections of gender, race, and class in the Americas. The successful candidate will be able to integrate theory and practice in an interdisciplinary curriculum.
The Department offers an interdisciplinary BA program in Liberal Arts for working adults and has recently instituted an MA program in the Study of the Americas. Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 courses per year at the undergraduate and graduate levels and contributing to the ongoing development of the MA in the Study of the Americas program.
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to teach a wide range of interdisciplinary classes at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants with experience teaching adult, non-traditional urban students especially encouraged.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
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To be considered for this position, you must include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses your approach to teaching interdisciplinary courses for working adults.
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You should have your three letters of recommendation sent directly to:
Social Sciences Search Committee Chair
Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
City College Center for Worker Education
25 Broadway, 7th floor
New York, NY 10004
Open until filled with review of applications to begin May 29, 2012.