The Department of History at Hunter College invites applicants for a full-time Doctoral Lecturer position in pre-colonial/colonial North America and early U.S. history beginning Fall semester 2020. This position carries a 24-credit workload with 21 credits (7 three-credit courses) for undergraduate teaching and 3 credits for student advising and engagement, along with other administrative duties. This position does not involve a research commitment. The main duties of the appointee will include teaching multiple sections each semester of the first half of the undergraduate U.S. History survey course (the U.S. from the Colonial Era to the Civil War). There may also be opportunities to teach upper-level undergraduate and MA courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach topical courses focused on the pre-colonial era to 1800. We also value candidates who can share successful strategies for increasing student engagement with the history major. The position includes service on programmatic, departmental, divisional, and college committees. Some evening or weekend responsibilities may be required. Reappointment to a sixth year comes with a Certificate of Continuous Employment, the equivalent of tenure.
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on the City University of New York job website http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts? new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on “Search Job Listings” and select “More Options.” To search For CUNY jobs enter the job opening ID number. The required material for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx,.pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, a sample syllabus, and evidence of a strong teaching record (e.g., teaching evaluations, teaching observation reports, and/or teaching letters). Candidates should also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation, which must evaluate their teaching skills, to be sent separately to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin November 15.
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. WWO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 6193
About Hunter College, CUNY
Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY). Founded in 1870, it is also one of the oldest public colleges in the country. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 areas of study.Hunter's student body is as diverse as New York City itself. For more than 140 years, Hunter has provided educational opportunities for women and minorities, and today, students from every walk of life and every corner of the world attend Hunter.In addition to offering a multitude of academic programs in its prestigious School of Arts and Sciences, Hunter offers a wide breadth of programs in its preeminent Schools of Education, Nursing, Social Work, Health Professions and Urban Public Health.Hunter offers master's programs in nursing, public health, environmental and occupational health sciences, biomedical laboratory management, accounting, education, speech-language pathology and all the liberal arts, plus a number of accelerated and advanced certificate programs. Talented students from around the world apply to Hunter's master's programs in the fine arts, includi...ng creative writing, studio art, integrated media arts and playwriting.Hunter became a PhD-granting institution in 2008, when it was authorized to offer, jointly with the CUNY Graduate Center, doctoral degrees in biology, biochemistry, physics and public health. Hunter is also home to world-renowned research centers, including the Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function, the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro), and the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity.Hunter students are strongly committed to higher education. More than half hold jobs and more than a third are the first in their families to attend college, and despite the challenges they face, their level of academic achievement is extremely high. Many go on to top professional and graduate programs, winning Fulbright scholarships, Mellon fellowships, National Institutes of Health grants, and other distinguished honors.Hunter graduates make a mark wherever they go, but the vast majority choose to give back locally. If you come across an important artist, author, educator, public official, health professional, researcher, scientist, or social-service professional in New York City, there's a good chance that individual attended Hunter.The success of Hunter students is largely due to the dedication and expertise of the Hunter faculty. With more than 1,800 full- and part-time members, the faculty is virtually unparalleled in its breadth of scholarship and artistic achievement. Many of the nation's top scholars are drawn to Hunter by its diverse and uniquely engaged student body, by the abundance of academic resources in New York, and by ever-growing opportunities for teaching and research. At Hunter, they receive prestigious national grants, contribute to the world's leading academic journals, and play major roles in cutting-edge research. They are fighting cancer, formulating public policy, enhancing our culture, advancing technology, and more.Members of the Hunter faculty are exceptional mentors, advisers, lecturers and seminar leaders. By placing a high priority on the classroom, and by providing opportunities for undergraduates to participate in their research, members of the faculty are passing their skills and knowledge on to the next generation of scientists, public servants, artists, nurses, social workers, health care professionals, professors and engaged citizens of the world.Speaking from the White House on January 9, 2014, as he honored a Hunter student who had overcome adversity and demonstrated great academic achievement, President Barack Obama called Hunter "one of the best colleges in the country."We invite you to explore the Hunter College website to get a broader taste of all Hunter has to offer. And we hope to see you on campus soon.
BACK TO TOP
Organization of American Historians
The Place for American History
112 N. Bryan Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408-4141
Phone: 812-855-7311 Email Us
Journal of American History
Published by the Organization of American Historians
1215 E. Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Phone: 812-855-2816 Email Us