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CUNY Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) – Youth Studies in New York, New York

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) – Youth Studies

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School of Professional Studies

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As New York's leading online school since 2006, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) offers the most online bachelor's and master's degree options at the City University of New York, and serves as the University's first undergraduate all-transfer college. With 26 degrees and numerous other non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor's degree, progress from an associate's degree, earn a master's degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers. Consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report for its online offerings, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. The School's renowned and affordable online programs ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.

CUNY SPS currently seeks candidates for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) for the School's two online Youth Studies programs: Bachelor of Arts in Youth Studies and Master of Arts in Youth Studies Program. Both programs offer online courses containing asynchronous and synchronous elements with the expectation that instructors will engage with students synchronously a minimum of 50 % of class sessions. This position reports to the Academic Director of Youth Studies programs.


The general responsibilities will include but are not limited to: teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, participating in information sessions and orientations for new Youth Studies students, supporting the implementation of the program and School’s strategic plans, engaging in curriculum and program development, participating in learning outcomes assessment, conducting teaching observations, reviewing courses for quality standards, providing service to the program and School via membership in School governance committees, and other duties as assigned.


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.


  • Earned doctorate in Youth Studies, Psychology, Education, Sociology, Anthropology, Urban Studies, Social Work or other related field

  • Specialization via education, work experience, or research in one of the following areas, preferred, but not required: historical perspectives on adolescence, disability, criminalization and youth development, designing inclusive curriculum for diverselearners;

  • An established record of teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including positive teaching evaluations;

  • Experience with online teaching and learning in highereducation;

  • Experience with curriculum and online coursedevelopment;

  • Experience with learning outcomesassessment;

  • Demonstrated commitment tovalues ofdiversity, equity, andinclusion


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 between $79,808 - $86,698.


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December 8, 2023


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