Assistant or Associate Professor, Gender Studies

Publié le 11 octobre 2017 par Institut du Genre

We are looking for someone who is interdisciplinary but has some training in the social sciences.

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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 academic year.

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 mentoring.

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.

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Once registered or logged in, candidates should submit a complete application including : 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 ; and sample teaching evaluations (optional).

* Three (3) reference letters ONLY should be sent via email to :, with your name in the subject line. Questions about the position can be directed to the same email address.

Review of resumes to begin September 28, 2017.
Posting closes on November 13, 2017.

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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.