CUNY Assistant Professor - Women's Studies and Film Studies (English) in New York, New York


The Department of English at Baruch College, The City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a scholar working at the intersection of feminism, literature, and film. Successful candidates will demonstrate command of key methodological and theoretical perspectives in literary, gender, and film studies. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in women-of-color feminisms, Postfeminisms, Native and Indigenous Studies, Asian American, and/or Latina Studies. Comparative work is welcome. Desirable additional fields or areas of strength include critical race theory, queer theory, visual culture and performance theory. We expect the successful candidate to have excellent preparation in literary scholarship and undergraduate teaching experience.


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. Specialization in feminist theory and literature, as well as film theory is required.


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.


STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now" To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Candidates should provide Letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, a syllabus from a college-level course in the area of feminism, literature, and film, letters from three references and 25-page writing sample. Applications must be received by December 5, 2016, with the appointment to begin Fall 2017.

STEP TWO - Go to All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590


Review of resumes begins on October 20, 2016; to ensure consideration, please apply by December 5, 2016.


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Location: Baruch College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Women's Studies and Film Studies (English)

Job ID: 15697

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular