Baruch College - Assistant Professor - English
The Department of English of Baruch College, CUNY, seeks
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with a
specialization in the poetry of Britain, Ireland, and the British
Empire of the long nineteenth century with an emphasis on
Romanticism. We especially welcome applicants with expertise in
Romanticism’s global contexts and in new articulations of the
field, including those that extend the conventional boundaries of
English area studies. We seek a scholar whose work has the
potential to reverberate throughout the curriculum and to generate
conversations across campus communities. Teaching opportunities
will include courses in 19th-century and Romantic literature and
other related subjects, as well as Great Works of Literature (our
world literature requirement), and first-year writing.
Our Department and College are committed to building and
supporting a diverse faculty that values undergraduate teaching and
mentorship as well as interdisciplinary research and teaching. We
strongly encourage applications from individuals who are
under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race,
class, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and
sexual identity. Baruch College serves one of the most culturally
diverse undergraduate student bodies in the nation and has been
recognized as a foremost engine of upward mobility for students in
New York City.
Compensation and Benefits:
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
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.
How to Apply:
STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now"
Go to the CUNY website http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html
to see the complete position description and job requirements in
CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #22928. You can
view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct
link to the posting.
Candidates should provide:
- A cover letter explaining the candidate’s qualifications for
- A curriculum vitae
- A 20-25 page writing sample
- A statement of teaching philosophy
- A diversity statement: Applicants are required to submit a
narrative statement describing their commitment to working
effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a
multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a
substantial population of students who are among the first
generation of their family to attend a college or university.
- Three letters of recommendation
STEP TWO - Go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/
All applicants are required to have three confidential letters
of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as
Please go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/
and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The
online system will automatically send your references a request to
submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be
Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.
Posting will end on December 15, 2021 and review of applications
will start on November 15, 2021.
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans
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 identity.