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  Job Title: Associate or Full Professor- African American History
  Job ID: 21324
  Department: History
  Location: Queens College

The History Department of Queens College, CUNY is conducting a search for an Associate or a Full Professor of African American history. Beginning in Fall 2020, the successful candidate performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. The successful candidate will also serve as Director of the Africana Studies Program for a minimum of 3 years with the goal of strengthening and developing initiatives related to advancing the program, student engagement, alumni and community involvement, and fundraising.  Regardless of research specialty, the candidate will be expected to teach both halves of the History Department’s African American History survey course, as well as other undergraduate and Master's level courses in their field of expertise.​​


​The candidate must have a Ph.D. in History, or a closely related field; have already obtained tenure in their home institution; and have a demonstrated record of research excellence, leadership experience, and academic program advancement (i.e. curriculum development, interdisciplinary collaborations, conference planning, and program outreach).


​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.


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Please note that the candidates cover letter, CV, optional writing sample, and the names of three references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats:  .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example:  JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

In addition to possible on-campus interviews, this search may involve video-conference discussions at any stage of the process. Evidence of teaching excellence is requested, preferably formal institutional student teaching evaluations and/or chairperson’s annual review letters, in addition to other evidence, such as awards or informal student feedback.  This may be emailed directly to

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CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the 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.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
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