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CUNY Lecturer - Doctoral Schedule (Urban Studies) in Queens, New York

Job Title: Lecturer - Doctoral Schedule (Urban Studies)

Job ID: 22078

Location: Queens College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Commencing in the Spring of 2021, the Urban Studies department at Queens College is seeking a Lecturer Doctoral Schedule. The Lecturer will perform teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level in following two areas of expertise:

(1) urban inequality with a focus on the racial income and wealth gap, residential segregation and public education opportunity and outcomes particularly for Black and Brown youth, and

(2) criminal justice system and restorative justice initiatives, and social movements including abolition and Black Lives Matter (BLM).

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be expected to advice and mentor underrepresented student populations within the major/college, students who are predominately Brown and Black.


Ph.D. degree in Sociology. Also required are at least two years of successful teaching in a diverse urban institution, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution and prior experience teaching and mentoring in a diverse academy with underrepresented youth.


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.


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November 13, 2020


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