CUNY Assistant or Associate Professor (Economics Department) in New York, New York


Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Position begins Fall 2017.

The Economics Department at John Jay College invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate level. The department is dedicated to pluralism and diversity in economics, thus heterodox applicants are encouraged to apply. We will consider candidates from the following fields: Political Economy of the Environment, Economic Development, Sustainability, Macroeconomics, and Economic Policy Analysis. The successful applicant will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to our Economics programs the department contributes to the minors in Sustainability and Environmental Justice and Africana Studies, the BAs in International Criminal Justice and Gender Studies and the MA in International Crime and Justice. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching and to develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda.

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 college that enriches the entire 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 School of the City University of New York. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, 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 for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings.


For Assistant or Associate: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


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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Position is open until filled with the review of applications beginning October 31, 2016.


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Location: John Jay College

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (Economics Department)

Job ID: 15689

Regular/Temporary: Regular