The Department of Anthropology, Gender Studies, and International Studies in The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership (the division of social sciences) at The City College of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer to begin August 25, 2022. The candidate's primary teaching and advising responsibilities will be in the International Studies Program, the only B.A. Program in International Studies within the City University of New York. This is an interdisciplinary program with approximately 200 majors and a course of study that concentrates in four areas: International Relations, Comparative Public Policy, Culture and Communication, and Development. We seek candidates who will be able to draw on their own ample professional experience in a field related to International Studies in order to teach introductory and advanced courses and to mentor undergraduate students as they develop their own professional goals and career paths. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Expertise may be in any area of International Studies or region of the world. However, candidates with areas of expertise that complement those of existing faculty are especially attractive, as are candidates with experience in NGOs, social movements, human rights, and humanitarianism.
About the Colin Powell School
The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is the division of social sciences at CCNY and is comprised of five academic departments: Anthropology, Gender Studies, and International Studies; Economics and Business; Political Science; Psychology; and Sociology. It is also home to all of the College???s leadership development and public service programs, alongside a range of dynamic interdisciplinary programs including International Relations, Mental Health Counseling, Public Service Management, Women???s Studies, and the Honors Program for Legal Studies. With almost 4,000 students, the Colin Powell School is CCNY???s largest student division, and it offers a wide variety of traditional and interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degrees. The internationally recognized scholarship of the Colin Powell School???s diverse faculty addresses critical topics of societal concern from multiple intellectual perspectives. Our students constitute one of the most unique academic communities in the
country. Intellectually curious and highly motivated, they come from broadly diverse national and ethnic backgrounds, united in the mission to improve the world they will inherit. Colin Powell School students serve in community clinics, international development projects, local advocacy organizations, and communities at home and abroad. They also matriculate at top law, business, and public affairs schools and pursue graduate degrees at highly ranked universities around the globe.
About the City College of New York
For 160 years, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. Over 13,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Architecture, the School of Education, the Grove School of Engineering, the Center for Worker Education and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Notable graduates of The City College include: Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (ret.), ???58, former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Andrew S. Grove, ???60, co-founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corp., and Dr. Jonas S. Salk, ???34, who discovered the first polio vaccine. In addition, The City College of New York has produced nine Nobel laureates, the most of any public college or university in the United States.
A B.A. in International Studies, Anthropology, or other relevant discipline in the social sciences is required at time of application, as is ample experience working in a professional field related to International Studies. We also welcome candidates who have advanced degrees in addition to the requisite professional experience. Candidates must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising.
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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