Associate or Full Professor - Puerto Rican and/or Latino/a Studies

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Jul 31, 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: 11100

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Puerto Rican and/or Latino/a Studies at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies to begin in the Fall of 2015. 

The successful candidate should have a strong publishing record as a historian. Desirable teaching and research interests include, but are not limited to Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexicans, and Women.

In accord with Brooklyn College's distinguished reputation, emphasis is placed on excellent teaching skills at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  The successful candidate will teach in the nationally recognized core curriculum.  S/he is expected to maintain an active research agenda that will coincide with the department's mission.

We seek applicants who will participate in service to the students, department, college, university, and community.


- Ph.D. in history or a related field; specializations in Latin and Latin American studies are required
- A secondary area of expertise in economics and/or health is also of interest
- Experience teaching and developing interdisciplinary courses


Associate Professor: $68,024 - $82,299
Full Professor: $85,356 - $102,253
Commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.

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.


STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now"
To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below.  Applicants should upload their letter of application describing research and teaching interests, a writing piece, curriculum vitae, peer observations, student evaluations, and three letters of recommendation in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format.

STEP TWO - Go to
All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) recommenders. The online system will automatically send your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.


Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.


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