Distinguished Lecturer (Urban Policy and Planning)

New York City, New York, United States

Job Description

This position reports to the department Chair. The Urban Policy and Planning Department (UPP) at Hunter College is holding a search for a full-time, non-tenure track Distinguished Lecturer with expertise in community planning, urban design, and historic preservation. The successful candidate will play a lead role in Hunter College's effort to enhance the resources of the East Harlem community. The selected candidate will be expected to teach courses including Urban Design, Architecture or Planning. Furthermore, they will lead a graduate student seminar focused on the planning needs of East Harlem. UPP is an interdisciplinary department with two graduate programs (MUP in Urban Planning, MS in Urban Policy and Leadership) and an undergraduate Urban Studies program. The department has strong ties to the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and to other professional schools at the college.

Languages needed: English.

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About the company

The City University of New York is the public university system of New York City, and the largest urban university system in the United States.

Required education and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree and a record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to teaching assignments. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • Graduate degree in urban planning, architecture or related field, practical experience with the planning process in New York City, familiarity with the East Harlem community, and a record of effective teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Written and spoken fluency in the Spanish language would be a desirable asset.


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.

How to apply

To apply, Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the application instructions on this link: cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/disti.... Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

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