Assistant Professor - Sociology (Tenure Track)

Brooklyn, NY
Jan 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Department of Social & Behavioral Science (SBS) at Medgar Evers College of The City University of New York invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Sociology to begin Fall 2017. Applicants with experience in teaching or research in social movements and globalization, social stratification, social deviance, police and penal systems, gender and institutions, and/or experience or interest in applied urban sociology, and a demonstrable interest in interdisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply.

Medgar Evers College, a senior CUNY college, offers associate and baccalaureate degrees with an enrollment of over 6,000 students and is located in Central Brooklyn. The SBS Department is dedicated to promoting student success, one student at a time, and therefore prefers faculty who are creative in innovative educational strategies to mentor students to be well-rounded social science professionals.

The position requires teaching, student advisement/mentoring, assisting with curricula and new degree program development, college service in committees, and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions, as well as active research and scholarship. The successful applicant must demonstrate the ability to teach introductory and advanced Sociology courses as well as, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. The position also offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and collaboration with faculty in the Schools of Liberal Arts & Education, and other faculties.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

All candidates must have successful teaching experience at the college level, and demonstrate a strong commitment to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Experience with diverse student populations in urban settings is desired.

The successful candidate will have broad professional related industry experience, an active research program and demonstrate a strong potential for scholarship, research and publication, as these are required for re-appointment for one academic year.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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February 27, 2017


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Medgar Evers College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Sociology (Tenure Track)

Job ID: 16156

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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