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CUNY Lecturer - Black and Hispanic Studies (Substitute) in New York, New York

Job Title: Lecturer - Black and Hispanic Studies (Substitute)

Job ID: 22013

Location: Baruch College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary


Baruch College, a senior college in the City University of New York system, is ranked among the region's and nation's top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others. Our campus is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. The College's more than 18,000 students, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to more than 160 countries, have been repeatedly named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States.

The department of Black and Latino Studies at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a Substitute Lecturer position in the area of Latinx Studies. The College is especially interested in a candidate with a commitment to educating a diverse student population though a commitment to student-centered pedagogy, innovative curriculum design, and student mentoring in the department, though the College’s SEEK program, learning communities, and other efforts that promote student success.

The Substitute Lecturer will teach 3/3 teaching load and make substantial contributions to the Black and Latino Studies department curriculum by participating in department and College committees as well as department projects and programs, especially those related to teaching and learning. This is a one-year position with possible extension for an additional year.

We welcome candidates whose research and teaching underscores the importance of Latinx experiences in the United States, and who is prepared to inspire students to study them more deeply. We especially welcome teachers and scholars whose work explores intersections with Latinx history and culture, Latinx literature, gender and sexuality, social justice, and/or urban communities.


Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully. . Because the position is teaching based, a research or publishing agenda is not required but welcome.

Candidates should have demonstrated ability in the following:

• At least 3 years of dedicated, successful experience teaching Latinx Studies, especially in the humanities, at the college level

• Creative curriculum and assignment design experience

• Student-centered pedagogy experience

• Excellent teaching references

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with an M.A. or Ph.D. in disciplines or programs with a concentration in Latinx Studies are encouraged to apply.

• Commitment to equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity of race, gender identities, class, and physical ability.

• Use of digital technology in teaching and learning

• Experience with student mentoring and advisemnet

• Interest in curriculum and program design

• Clear commitment to equity, access, and diversity in higher education


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.

*Pursuant to the New York City Health Benefits Summary Program Description, all City of New York employees, and employees of Participating Employers, hired on or after July 1, 2019, will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan, and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first 365 days of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365 day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

An employee who needs to request an exemption to this requirement can do so by submitting an Opt-Out Request Form for review and approval. See below link for additional information.


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 a Cover Letter describing experience and commitment to equity and diversity, a curriculum vitae, a list of three references and contact information, and a statement on teaching philosophy

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.


Review of applications will begin July 28, 2020; Posting will close on August 20, 2020.


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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.