FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTThe Anthropology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York (CUNY) seeks to make a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Social/Cultural Anthropology commencing in August 2018.John Jay College is the college of justice at CUNY and has a long-standing reputation for excellence in matters related to criminal and social justice and deep connections to the national and local justice communities. Within this intellectual and political context, the Anthropology Department has two distinct majors: (1) Culture and Deviance Studies and (2) Anthropology, since 2013.We seek a hire who can contribute to both majors and complement and augment our strengths in political and legal Anthropology, street ethnography, and the study of illicit drugs, urban inequality, deviance, sexuality, and the law. As a small department with twelve (12) full time and eighteen (18) sessional/adjunct faculty at a large public college with an emphasis on not only research, but on teaching as well, heavy preference will be given to those candidates with a demonstrated aptitude for teaching and learning in intellectually and demographically diverse environments.Areas of interest for our department include, but are not limited to Antiracism, Critical Race Theory, Border Studies, Migration, Militarism, Marxism, Infrastructure, Political Economy, and the Law. Geographic area open, but the department is committed to expanding its expertise beyond the United States.Responsibilities include teaching, engaging and mentoring a very diverse student body at a large urban public college. The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver practical research training to students and a commitment to social inclusion and the advocacy for justice that is the core mission of John Jay College.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. 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. Now under the leadership of its fifth President, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Karol V. Mason, the college has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of 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.QUALIFICATIONSA PhD in Anthropology or another advanced degree combined with active engagement in the discipline of Anthropology through scholarship and research. Also required is experience in publications involving cross cultural research and analysis; experience and/or aptitude in grant-writing.COMPENSATIONCUNY 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 APPLYIf you are viewing the job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below: * Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment" * Click "Search job listings" * Search by job Opening ID number 17024 * Click on "more options to search for CUNY jobs" * Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructionsOnce you have registered and logged in with your user name and password, follow the prompts to upload the following required information in the system as a single document: a CV/resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter.Interviews will be conducted at the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association (Nov. 29-Dec. 3) and through internet telephony.CLOSING DATEReview of resumes to begin July 15, 2017. Applications will be accepted until January 21, 2018.JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: FacultyEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY 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.*Location: * John Jay College*Job Title: * Assistant or Associate Professor - Anthropology*Job ID: * 17024*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
Set in the heart of New York City, John Jay occupies a newly expanded, state-of-the-art campus that provides a wealth of opportunities to cultivate student interests, leadership, civic engagement and cultural diversity. Laboratories and research facilities for forensic science, forensic psychology, emergency management and other disciplines add new and exciting enhancements to the overall educati...onal experience. The John Jay faculty, about 1,100 strong, includes Pulitzer Prize-winners and widely honored scholars and experts in a variety of academic fields, with credentials from the world’s top universities. They have been recognized by their professional peers and at all levels of government for their research, writing, teaching and mentoring. Through their research – often in collaboration with students – they advance knowledge to help build and sustain just societies.