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CUNY Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies in New York, New York

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Department of Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies ( at Hunter College of The City University of New York invites applications for a position at the rank of Doctoral Lecturerspecializing in African American History. This is a full-time appointment with a renewable contract and eligibility for a Certificate of Continuous Service after 5 years. The position will begin August 2022.

Located on the 68th Street campus on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the Department of Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies offers students a critical understanding of the political, cultural, social and ideological forces that have shaped the experiences of people of African, Puerto Rican and Latinx diasporas. Hunter College has both a teaching and a research mission.


  • Teach several introductory, intermediate, and advanced level courses in the interdisciplinary field

Africana Studies.

  • Teach established course offerings for undergraduate students to fulfill requirements including,

Introduction to Africana Studies, a two-semester survey of African American History, with the first

semester covering the U.S. American colonial period to the Civil War, and the second semester

focusing on 1865 to the present.

  • Pursue professional development to remain current with scholarship in areas of teaching

responsibility and contribute to long-term curricular offerings in the department.

  • Advise students and serve on programmatic, departmental, divisional, and college committees

as needed.

The position includes a teaching load of 24 credits per academic year (eight 3-credit courses). Allocation for student advising and service may be counted towards the teaching load.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work. Applicants must also have a commitment to work in multicultural and urban education settings.


To qualify for this position, applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in History, (or a related field such as Africana Studies, African American Studies or American Studies) with a specialization in African American History.

Demonstrated pedagogical success,scholarshiporachievement,and an ability to cooperate withothers for thegoodof theinstitution.

The following qualifications are preferred: knowledge of the global African diaspora, strong student and peer evaluations, and a record of service, and commitment to mentoring students.

Vaccine Requirement:

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.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of title ($54,177-$94,851).

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensationand benefits package coveringhealthinsurance,pension and retirement benefits,paidparental leave,and savings programs.We also providementoringand support for research, scholarship, andpublication as part ofour commitment to ongoing facultyprofessionaldevelopment.


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 five digit Job Opening ID number 23890.

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:

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Statement of scholarly interests

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

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


Applicants seeking full consideration should apply no later than April 7, 2022 . Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round; review will begin immediately.


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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.