Faculty Open Rank (Assistant or Associate Professor) - MA in Youth Studies

CUNY School of Professional Studies
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title: Faculty Open Rank (Assistant or Associate Professor) – MA in Youth Studies

Job ID: 22432

Location: School of Professional Studies

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



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



For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers.


The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.


CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked in the top 2% in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.


This position will require an on-site presence.


Reporting to the Academic Director of the MA in Youth Studies and certificate programs, the Assistant/Associate Professor will teach, and, will:

  • Collaborate with faculty to ensure discipline, program and course continuity, currency, and relevance;
  • Participate in program and School-wide assessment activities, using results to improve teaching and learning;
  • Participate in instructional evaluation, including Peer Review and Peer Mentoring activities;
  • Participate in recruiting instructors and acclimate them to the school’s online learning model
  • Support student and alumni community-building;
  • Create and support initiatives for further program development;

Support the program’s research agenda

  • Support the creation and updating/revising of courses and new degree programs; and,
  • Other duties as assigned.



For Assistant or Associate:

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.

The preferred candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and attributes:

  • Doctoral degree in a related field;
  • A successful track record of teaching at the graduate levels;
  • Proven track record in curriculum development; course, instructor and student evaluation; and, student advising;
  • Experience teaching in an online environment;
  • Experience in online course development and revision;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Experience conducting participatory action research; and
  • A commitment to a social justice approach to youth development.



Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience based upon rank up to:

Assistant Professor: $85,162

Associate Professor: $91,030

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.



To apply, please visit: https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/faculty-open-rank-assistant-or-associate-professor-ma-in-youth-studies/05CA41C5BE3C423DA982550977520C5A/job/


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



June 17, 2021



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