Assistant Professor - Latin American & Latino Studies (Sociology)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Apr 06, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10185

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Sociology and the Program in Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) at The City College of New York (CCNY), invite applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2014.  The teaching and service requirements of the position will be divided between LALS and Sociology, which already share faculty and students.

The search committee seeks applications from candidates who do qualitative sociological research primarily on gender and the Latino diaspora in the U.S., and who might specialize in one of the following areas:  cultural, race/ethnic, or postcolonial studies, health, transnationalism, or immigration.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Cuban, Dominican, and/or Puerto Rican studies.

The successful candidate, once hired, is expected to fulfill the College's requirements with regard to teaching, research, record of publications, and service to the institution.

Inaugurated in 2013, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership (formerly the Division of Social Science) comprises the departments of anthropology, economics, political Science, psychology, and sociology and interdisciplinary programs in international relations, international Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, mental health counseling, pre-law, public service management, and women's studies, and through Skadden, Arps, the Honors Program for Legal Studies.  The school also houses the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology offered by the CUNY Graduate Center and the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute. The school's hallmark values of service and leadership permeate every aspect of its work and animate City College's unflagging and historic commitment to access and excellence.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. and show potential for productive scholarly activity and a commitment to undergraduate teaching.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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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Candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, a C.V., a writing sample, and contact information for three references. 

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The review of applications will begin April 1st, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.


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