Assistant or Associate Professor - Gender Studies
Job ID: 17336
Location: John Jay College
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Gender Studies Program at John Jay College of Criminal
Justice of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites
applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate
Professor with a record of transdisciplinary or cross-disciplinary
research and teaching in the social sciences, beginning Fall 2018.
The Gender Studies Program has offered courses in fulfillment of a
Bachelor of Arts degree at John Jay College since 2009. Since 2016,
the Program has been housed in the Department of Interdisciplinary
Studies. The Gender Studies Program is supported by a dedicated
faculty, staff, and administration who clearly identify the
intersections of gender, sexuality, and race as essential to the
task of educating for justice.
We are seeking a scholar whose research and teaching agendas are
shaped by intersectional and interdisciplinary methodologies drawn
from the social sciences, feminist and queer theories, and critical
race theory. Especially encouraged to apply are candidates whose
research and publications center on questions of justice, activism,
and political engagement. Candidates are expected to maintain an
active research and publication agenda, and bring enthusiasm and
demonstrated commitment to teaching at a Hispanic-Serving
Institution with over 13,000 undergraduates.
The successful candidate will have primary teaching
responsibilities in the Gender Studies Program, where required
courses in the major and minor include Theoretical and Historical
Foundations; Feminist and Critical Methods; Gender and Justice; and
a variety of electives across the disciplines. Please note that
John Jay College CUNY observes a teaching load of seven courses per
Additional responsibilities of the position include advising
students and serving on program, department, and college committees
on a rotating basis. The successful candidate will also contribute
to the continued growth of the Gender Studies Program through
curricular and program development and student
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the
City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally
recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the
advancement of justice and just societies under the leadership of
its new President, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Karol V.
Mason. It is a public liberal arts institution that enriches the
learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the
arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from
Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College
offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the
doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of
New York. Over the past 12 years, the college has experienced
unprecedented faculty hiring and expansion of its curricular
offerings. In 2011, the college opened a new 600,000 square
foot building with a black-box theater, state-of-the-art lab space,
a moot court, and a variety of virtual learning settings.
Ph.D. in Women’s or Gender Studies; or, a Ph.D. in a related
social science is required. An intersectional and interdisciplinary
focus on gender, sexuality, and race, is required.
Salary commensurate with 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.
HOW TO APPLY
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Once registered or logged in, candidates should submit a
complete applications incluing: A cover letter (no longer than two
pages); current CV; writing/work sample and/or research statement;
statement about teaching (no more than 750 words); a sample
syllabus and/or eportfolio; sample teaching evaluations (optional);
and three letters of recommendation.
Review of resumes to begin September 28, 2017.
Posting closes on November 13, 2017.
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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
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