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CUNY Faculty Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Curriculum & Teaching (Early Childhood Education) in New York, New York

Faculty Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Curriculum & Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

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Hunter College

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The School of Education of the Hunter College-City University of New York invites applications for an open-rank tenure track position in Early Childhood Education (birth-age 8 ) starting late August 2023. Appointment to the position will be at the assistant, associate, or full rank based on previous experience. The college places a high priority on research and teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate (MS; Ed.D) levels with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. Candidates must have a commitment to inquiry and advocacy on issues of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion that affect learning outcomes, including social-emotional learning, for infants, preschoolers, and early elementary students. The college is strongly committed to achieving excellence through recruiting diverse candidates in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other historically underrepresented groups.

Candidate will be expected to: conduct research and publish scholarly writing in early childhood education; teach undergraduate and graduate (MS & Ed.D) courses that span birth through grade 2; supervise students in field placements; develop and maintain relationships with local schools; advise undergraduate and graduate students; serve on department, school of education, college, and university committees; develop training and/or research grant proposal, and demonstrate leadership in the field.


For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:

Ph.D or Ed.D with professional preparation and practical experience in early childhood education (birth-age 8); extensive knowledge of theory and practice in early childhood education; strong evidence of established or promising research and scholarly activity depending on rank; university teaching and supervisory experience; competence in a variety of methods and tools for university teaching, including technology and online learning.

Applicants should have experience and knowledge of theory and practice in early childhood emergent literacy and STEAM teaching and learning in preschool through Grade 2. As a public urban institution, our curriculum, scholarship and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and educating a diverse student population. We value candidates that have a demonstrated commitment to work in multi-cultural and urban settings.


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


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.

Assistant Professor: $52,267 - $99,532

Associate Professor: $67,784 - $117,805

Full Professor :$83,878 - $141,858


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 25758

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on December 26, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.