Job Title Associate or Full Professor - Black Studies Program Director
Department Black Studies
Date Posted 02/13/13
Closing Date Until Filled
Position Detail Open until filled with a review of applications to begin March 13, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
FLSA Status Exempt
Compensation Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Description and Duties
The Division of Humanities and Arts at The City College (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) announces an open-field search for a senior hire (tenured Associate or Full Professor) to lead the College's Black Studies Program as its Director. The search marks the beginning of a multi-year effort to develop Black Studies at CCNY into one of the premier programs in the United States. The successful candidate may represent any discipline or field connected to Black Studies in the Humanities and Arts or Social Sciences. The faculty appointment will be to the appropriate department with teaching responsibilities split between the department and Black Studies. The position begins Fall 2013.
The City College of New York has a long-standing tradition of inclusive excellence. It is located in Harlem; in the last few years the College has strengthened its ties to the community. CCNY is looking for an excellent, established scholar who can build on the existing strengths of Black Studies to develop a first-rate scholarly and teaching program and to collaborate with organizations and institutions in the community. The Division of Humanities and Arts encompasses eight departments and includes internationally distinguished professors. The faculty collaborates in interdisciplinary programs at the college and provides a high-level liberal arts education to a diverse student body.
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Minimum qualifications include excellent scholarly record; commitment to teaching, research, and program service; support for interdisciplinary research and teaching; and commitment to building and administering a program that serves diverse constituencies. An important criterion in the selection will be evidence of the applicant's experience developing programs, including fundraising. The successful candidate may be able to teach and advise Ph.D. students in the doctoral program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.To Apply
Candidates should provide evidence of a publication or creative artistic record, an active research or artistic agenda, and administrative experience. Please send CV, three letters of recommendation, and teaching portfolio (including teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy), and a vision statement for the Black Studies program. Additional materials may be requested.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST UPLOAD YOUR CV, THREE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, AND TEACHING PORTFOLIO (INCLUDING TEACHING EVALUATIONS AND A STATEMENT OF TEACHING PHILOSOPHY), AND A VISION STATEMENT FOR THE BLACK STUDIES PROGRAM AS ONE DOCUMENT IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS: doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.