Assistant Professor - World History

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
May 08, 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: 9890

Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college of nearly 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position in World History at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the 2014-2015 academic year.

History is located in the Social Science Department, an interdisciplinary department offering courses in the following disciplines:  Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Government, Psychology, Philosophy and Sociology. The position requires a commitment to teaching, scholarly research resulting in publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and academic advisement. The candidate hired will be expected to participate actively in College/University-wide initiatives and function collaboratively in department level efforts, playing an active role in the creation/development/assessment of department curricula.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History in hand by the date of appointment in August 2014 with two years of College level teaching experience. The preferred candidate would have expertise or specialization in the history of the Middle East, South Asia, or Islamic peoples. Candidates with a sub-specialty in the history of science are especially encouraged to apply. Courses to be taught include both halves of a World History survey and advanced courses in the area of specialization. The position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and collaboration with faculty in the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Professional Studies, and Technology & Design. Research and publication are required for tenure and promotion.

Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

COMPENSATION

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. 

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes may begin 1/31/14.

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