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CUNY Associate Professor - Department of Public Management - Re-opened* in New York, New York

Associate Professor - Department of Public Management - Re-opened*

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John Jay College

Full/Part Time






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 Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor in the field of Public Administration to begin Fall 2022. All candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Public Administration, Public Management, Public Affairs, Political Science, or closely related discipline, have a well-established research agenda, and a track record of excellent teaching, and service. Ideal applicants should have experience in community development, be widely versed in research methodology, and have a mature research agenda that addresses social equity, justice, and government integrity in public policy or administration. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in academic leadership at the program level and within disciplinary associations, and demonstrated commitment to the College’s Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) mission and identity.

The teaching load is three courses per semester for faculty who maintain an active research agenda. Responsibilities include instruction at the graduate and undergraduate levels, an active program of scholarship, instruction on-campus and online, and participation in service activities. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of outstanding research impact; ability and willingness to teach core and elective courses in undergraduate and graduate programs; effective public and policy engagement; and a keen interest in interacting with students, faculty, staff, and policy practitioners in an interdisciplinary professional environment.

The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College’s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum (, the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education.

The College's Department of Public Management houses three undergraduate majors: Public Administration, Criminal Justice Management, and Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics. The Public Management Department faculty also teach in the College's two NASPAA-accredited and nationally-ranked MPA Programs in Public Policy and Administration and in Inspection and Oversight.

CUNY anticipates a return to fully onsite work before March 2022 and this position is based in New York, NY.


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.


Doctorate degree in public administration public affairs, public management or public policy, academic leadership experience. Preference will also be given to candidates with experience in academic leadership at the program level and within disciplinary associations, and demonstrated commitment to the College’s Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) mission and identity.


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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*Open until filled with review of resumes to begin March 25, 2022.


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