The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Adjunct Position at Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island’s Macaulay Honors College seeks a spring 2023 instructor (starting January 30) for its first-year honor’s seminar The Peopling of New York. It meets Monday afternoons in person from 2:30 to 5:30 on the main Willowbrook campus at 2800 Victory Blvd. Class size is 20-23. Compensation is approximately $5,500 for lecturers and $6,000 for those with a doctoral degree.

If interested please send resume and note to the Acting Director of Honors Programs,

Course Description:

An investigation of the role of immigration and migration in shaping New York City’s identity in the past and present. Topics will include the factors that have driven and drawn people to the city since the 17th century; the different ways that religion, race, gender, and ethnicity have shaped immigrant encounters with the city; the formation and social organization of immigrant communities; the impact of successive waves of newcomers on urban culture and politics; and the continuing debate over assimilation and Americanization.

Need help with the Commons? Visit our
help page
Send us a message