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CUNY Assistant Professor, Department of Economics in New York, New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Job ID: 21401

Location: John Jay College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


The Economics Department of John Jay College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position in Economics to begin Fall 2020. 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, Economic Development, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy and Economic Policy. The successful applicant will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, develop curricula, serve as course coordinators, and interact effectively with colleagues to support and enhance department culture. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching and to develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda. Persons from demographic groups underrepresented in the economics profession are encouraged to apply.


Ph.D. degree in Economics or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, willingness to participate in course and program development, and the ability to work with others for the good of 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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For additional information email the chair of the hiring committee Geert Dhondt, or the chair of the Economics Department Jay Hamilton,


Review of resumes to begin November 13, 2019.

Posting closes on December 7, 2019.


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