African-American History. The Department of History at Hunter College, CUNY invites applications for an Open Rank faculty member, with strong preference for Associate/Full professor (tenure track), of African-American history with an anticipated starting date on or about September 1, 2018. A PhD in history is required at the time of appointment. In addition to teaching courses in the specialty, the appointee should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching the first or second half of the U.S. history survey. Applicants with research interests related to slavery, particularly in a transnational context, are especially encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin October 30, 2017 and continue until position is filled.
Applications can be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on the CUNY job website http://cuny.edu/employment.html and navigating to Careers at CUNYfirst. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Please provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
In addition to the on-line application on the CUNY Portal, candidates should provide three confidential letters of reference to: African-American History Search Committee, Hunter College, 695 Park Ave., New York, NY 10065 or email to email@example.com
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.
A PhD in history is required at the time of appointment. In addition to teaching courses in the specialty, the appointee should have a demonstrated commitment to teaching the first or second half of the U.S. history survey. Applicants with research interests related to slavery, particularly in a transnational context, are especially encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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