Assistant or Associate Professor - Ph.D. Program in Anthropology

New York, NY
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


The Graduate Center (GC) is the principal doctorate-granting institution of the City University of New York (CUNY). Offering more than thirty doctoral degrees from Anthropology to Urban Education, and fostering globally significant research in a wide variety of centers and institutes, the GC provides academic training in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Graduate Center is also integral to the intellectual and cultural vitality of New York City. Through its extensive public programs, The Graduate Center hosts a wide range of events - lectures, conferences, book discussions, art exhibits, concerts, and dance and theater that enrich and inform.

The Ph.D. Program in Anthropology at The Graduate Center is seeking applications for an experienced tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor in the field of African Diasporic Studies. The position will begin in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 semester, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The Program has strong interdisciplinary interests and welcomes applications from scholars in a broad range of fields and disciplines. The position is not limited to any region or historical period.


For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:

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.


Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of application and be prepared to teach masters and doctoral courses, as well as supervise doctoral dissertation research. We welcome scholars committed to public/engaged scholarship. A strong publication record is also desirable.


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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Open until filled with review of applications to begin on February 1, 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: Graduate Center

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Ph.D. Program in Anthropology

Job ID: 16155

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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