Distinguished Lecturer - Anthropology

CUNY John Jay College in New York

Date Posted May 14, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Distinguished Lecturer - Anthropology

CUNY John Jay College

Job ID: 10725

Job Title Name: Distinguished Lecturer

Contract Title: Distinguished Lecturer

Position Type: Regular/Full-Time

Closing Date: 5/28/14

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

College website: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu



The Anthropology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York seeks a Distinguished Lecturer in Anthropology, for the 2014-2015 academic year. We seek to appoint a senior scholar who has a demonstrated ability to mentor students, adjunct lecturers, and pre-tenure faculty, as well as the organizational skills necessary to act as major coordinator for the new Anthropology major that is being launched in August 2014.


Distinguished Lecturers perform teaching duties in area(s) of expertise listed below.  They share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned. Distinguished Lecturers are experienced practitioners or teachers who hold full-time, non-tenure track position with a maximum appointment period of seven years, subject to annual reappointment.



John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of the City University of New York. John Jay College is also recognized for serving a broadly diverse student population. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings. As evidenced by so many on-going developments, the College offers its many new faculty and staff the opportunity to shape the future of their institution.



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.


Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Anthropology, a distinguished record of publication, and stature in the field consistent with the title of Distinguished Lecturer, as well as a track record of successful teaching in a multi-cultural environment.  Preference will be given to scholars with a focus on issues of globalization, social justice, conflict, migration, and political economy.



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. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.



CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.



For more information and to apply please visit: www.jjay.cuny.edu/jobs. Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password please provide the following:  an application letter with statement of research and teaching interests, C.V., names of three references along with contact information, and proof of PhD or progress toward the degree.  All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document, preferably in doc, docx. or pdf format.



May 28, 2014



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