Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- African American History
Job ID: 22025
Location: Queens College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The History Department of Queens College, CUNY is conducting a search for an Assistant, Associate, or a Full Professor of African American history. Beginning in Fall 2021, the successful candidate will also serve as Director of the Africana Studies Program for a minimum of 6 years with the goal of strengthening and developing initiatives related to advancing the program, student engagement, alumni and community involvement, and fundraising. Regardless of research specialty, the candidate will be expected to teach both halves of the History Department's African American History survey course, as well as other undergraduate and Master's level courses in their field of expertise. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level are especially encouraged to apply. Assistant Professor rank will also be considered if the candidate is close to receiving tenure. Applicants should provide a cover letter, CV, optional writing sample, and the names of three references as one document through CUNYfirst.
This search will involve phone/video-conference discussions at any or all stages of the process. Additional documentation may be requested further in the application process, such as chairperson's annual review letters; examples of teaching excellence, preferably formal institutional student teaching evaluations; and/or awards or informal student feedback.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in History, or a closely related field; have already obtained tenure in their home institution, or be close to reaching the qualifications for promotion to Associate; and have a demonstrated record of research excellence, leadership experience, and academic program advancement (i.e. curriculum development, interdisciplinary collaborations, conference planning, and program outreach).
CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, 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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Click on "Associate/Full Professor- African American History"
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Please note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example: JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.
Open Until Filled with review to begin on October 1st.
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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. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22025
About Queens College (CUNY)
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