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CUNY Faculty Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor)- Department Chair of Women and Gender Studies in New York, New York

Faculty Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor)- Department Chair of Women and Gender Studies

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Department of Women and Gender Studies at Hunter College/CUNY invites applications for a Department Chair at the rank of tenured associate or full professor to begin August 2023.The position is fully located in the Women and Gender Studies Department. The new chair would be expected to serve a minimum of two three-year terms.

During the period of chair service, the teaching load is 1/1. The successful candidate will have a demonstratedrecord of scholarship and teaching core courses in the field of Gender Studies at the undergraduate level, collaborative administrative experience, the desire to shepherd an academic department in the next phase of its growth and development, and a commitment to and experience in fostering feminist literacies and inclusive excellence.

While areas of specialization are open, we are most interested in candidates whose expertise would contribute to the feminist intersectional and interdisciplinary focus of the department, particularly scholars with a strong grounding in intersectional feminist theorizing and praxis whose work focuses on one or more of the following: black feminisms, decolonial feminisms, and transnational feminisms. A focus on public policy questions as an extension of theoretical interests would also be welcome.


For Associate or Full Professor:

Ph.D. or terminal 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.


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


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.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Prof.: $83,878- $141,858

Associate Prof.:$67,784- $117,805


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBSfield, enter the Job Opening ID number 00000. Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the applicationinstructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow theinstructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required materialmust 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:

  • Cover Letter and/ or 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 7, 2022.


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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.