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Assistant Professor

Department of Philosophy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open, with preference for Latin American philosophy or Latino/a philosophy
AOC Latin American philosophy or Latino/a philosophy
AOC categories Latin American Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location New York, New York, United States
Start date August 2018
Job description

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to start in August 2018. Area of specialization: open with preference for Latin American philosophy or Latina/o philosophy. Area of competence: Latin American philosophy or Latina/o philosophy.  The successful candidate will perform teaching, research, and mentorship/advising duties in area(s) of expertise and will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

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.

Qualifications

Ph.D. required for appointment to professorial title of Assistant Professor. Degree must be completed by Summer 2017. (Outstanding ABDs considered for appointment at rank of Instructor (untenured)). We seek teachers and researchers committed to public higher education. Scholarly promise and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are required, as well as willingness to work with members of departments across the College, possibly including teaching in interdisciplinary programs and/or some team-teaching. The college seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multi-cultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education.

Compensation

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
- Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment" 
- Click "Search job listings" 
- Search by job Opening ID number (17432) 
- Click on "more options to search for CUNY jobs" 
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions

Please submit a letter of application and  (1) a curriculum vitae including educational background, employment history, and community/college service;  (2) a one page statement of teaching philosophy;  (3) three letters of reference;   (4) a recent sample of scholarly writing, and (5) syllabi and teaching evaluations.

The letter of application and CV must be submitted through the CUNY system.  All other documents should be emailed by November 15, 2017 to: philosophysearch@jjay.cuny.edu

Closing Date

Review of dossiers to begin October 10th, 2017

Deadline for submission of materials: November 15th, 2017

Posting Closes on the CUNY website on November 26th, 2017

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
- Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment" - Click "Search job listings" - Search by job Opening ID number (17432) - Click on "more options to search for CUNY jobs" - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions Please submit a letter of application and (1) a curriculum vitae including educational background, employment history, and community/college service; (2) a one page statement of teaching philosophy; (3) three letters of reference; (4) a recent sample of scholarly writing, and (5) syllabi and teaching evaluations. The letter of application and CV must be submitted through the CUNY system. All other documents should be emailed by November 15, 2017 to: philosophysearch@jjay.cuny.edu
Web address to apply http://www.cuny.edu
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 15, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Contact
Contact name John Pittman, Search Committee Chair
Contact email
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Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Last updated October 5, 2017, 12:17pm EST
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