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CUNY hiring Visiting Associate/Full Professor for the Zicklin Endowed Chair

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    Marina Duka

    Institution Type: College / University
    Location: New York, United States
    Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Professor

    Carol Zicklin Chair in Honors Academy (Visiting Associate or Full Professor)
    CUNY Job ID: 17541

    Brooklyn College of The City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications and nominations for a two-year appointment in the rank of Visiting Associate/Full Professor to the Carol Zicklin Endowed Chair in the Honors Academy with a starting date of August 2018. The incumbent will be affiliated with an appropriate academic department at Brooklyn College.

    The Brooklyn College Honors Academy, the oldest in The City University of New York, enrolls 400 students and comprises nine honors programs, among them the CUNY Macaulay Honors College, the Scholars Program, the Mellon Undergraduate Minority Program, and the Brooklyn College BA-MD Program.

    The Zicklin Professor will teach four interdisciplinary honors courses over the duration of the two-year appointment; advise and mentor Honors Academy students; and offer a faculty enrichment seminar that would culminate in a conference in cooperation with the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise (“as noted below”).
    • Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory and other functions.
    • Provides support for related activities that enrich the life of the Honors Academy and of the campus at large.

    Visiting faculty are individuals with a primary commitment to another accredited college or university who possess advanced scholarship or professional achievement. Brooklyn College seeks an individual demonstrating dedication to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and sincere commitment to promoting diversity as evidenced by prior successful and innovative measures. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply.

    Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, the student body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages. The College and the Honors Academy are committed to enhancing and supporting a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff.

    • Ph.D. in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent from an accredited institution. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • The successful candidate should be an accomplished teacher and established scholar who has produced a substantial body of publications, commensurate with appointment as Associate or Full Professor, whose research and teaching integrate multiple disciplines and approaches, and who has some administrative experience.

    Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.

    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. They also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of their commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

    December 13, 2017

    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among their 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.


    (1) Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:
    • An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CUNY’s commitment to diversity.
    • Current curriculum vitae

    (2) Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders on the Brooklyn College Online Recommendation System.

    Visit for more information and instructions to apply. Please note there are two steps to the application process. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

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