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CUNY Lecturer in World History in New York, New York

Lecturer in World History

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City College of New York

Full/Part Time




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The Department of History at the City College of New York is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Global or World History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first half of the world history survey (from prehistory to - 1500 A.D.), which is part of City College's general education curriculum. ln addition, the successful candidate will teach elective courses in their subfield, and will be expected to mentor undergraduate students and contribute to the life of the department.

One of the most vibrant programs on campus, History has been crafted to meet the needs of the most avid general student of the human past, as well as those interested in a particular era or region. The department's accomplished faculty is devoted to this task and prepares students for a wide range of future careers and challenges. Graduates not only represent City College at major higher educational institutions around the country but have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of legal, medical, entertainment, educational, and other humanistic fields. The History Department is housed in the Division of Humanities and the Arts, which supports the creation and dissemination of humanistic knowledge and prepares students for lifelong learning, critical thinking, and creative activity. The CCNY community engages substantively with Harlem, New York City, and the larger intellectual world. We are deeply committed to the legacy of City College--an exemplar of public education--to dynamic academic excellence, to social mobility through educational attainment, and to service.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in history or a related field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in History or relevant field.


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.


$52,072- $92,878

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 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 year (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 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


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Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website:

( l) Cover Letter

(2) Curriculum Vitae

(3) Teaching portfolio including two sample syllabi and statement of teaching philosophy

(4) Names and contact information for two references

All materials should be submitted as one PDF file.

Inquiries may be sent Professor Clifford Rosenberg at:


The position is open until filled with review of applications to begin May 1, 2023.


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