Assistant or Associate Professor - Urban Studies

New York City, New York, United States

Job Description

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Baruch College (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology and Anthropology at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin in August 2018. The department seeks applicants specializing in either religion and globalization in urban environments or the cultural impact of climate change in urban environments. Teaching responsibilities will include developing courses on religion in New York City or on the cultural impact of climate change on New York City, and candidates are encouraged to describe potential NYC-based research projects and /or courses in their application materials.

Languages needed: English.

Apply by December 10, 2017

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About the company

The University’s unwavering commitment to that principle is a source of enormous pride. CUNY colleges offer a seemingly infinite array of academic programs taught by award-winning faculty, as well as sports, internships, scholarships and community service opportunities found on campuses throughout New York City’s five boroughs. CUNY’s combination of quality academics, remarkable affordability, financial support and the convenience of 25 modern campuses offers a remarkable educational experience.

CUNY has a legislatively mandated mission to be “of vital importance as a vehicle for the upward mobility of the disadvantaged in the City of New York … [to] remain responsive to the needs of its urban setting … [while ensuring] equal access and opportunity” to students, faculty and staff “from all ethnic and racial groups” and without regard to gender.

Required education and skills

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Anthropology, or Religious Studies required.


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

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” through this link ngId=17520&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1
Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter and three letters of reference.

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Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.
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