FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The History Department at Queens College seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of US history with a specialization in New York City beginning in Fall, 2015. The search is broad, but our department also has particular interests in a number of additional sub-fields, including the colonial era and early republic; economic history; the Borough of Queens; and New York in the Atlantic World. The successful candidate will teach both halves of the US history survey in addition to upper division and Master’s level electives in her/his field, and also share departmental responsibilities on administrative and supervisory committees. Queens College, one of New York City’s premier educational institutions, is a public, urban university, where a diverse student body receives personalized attention.
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.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to an account, and provide a cover letter and CV and (optionally) a short writing sample. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID: 11474. In addition, three letters of recommendation must be sent to Prof. Julia Sneeringer, Chair of the Search, History Department, Queens College, Flushing, NY 11367.
To apply and for more information click on the following link: home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu