Baruch College – Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (Multiple Positions)

Job Description:

The Department of Communication Studies at Baruch College invites applications for two assistant professor positions beginning in August of 2022. For each position, the preferred candidate will be a communication generalist with a broad and deep knowledge of communication studies. Additionally, for each position, the preferred candidate will have a specialization in one or more of the following areas: corporate communication and/or organizational communication; interpersonal and group communication; intercultural and international communication; rhetoric and public advocacy; and digital communication and culture. All research methodology expertise is welcomed with a particular emphasis on quantitative research methods as a bonus. Finally, for each position, the preferred candidate will have the ability to direct thesis and capstone projects in the department’s Master’s program in Corporate Communication, and to enhance the department’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Baruch College, located in the historic Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan, is a senior college in the City University of New York, with roughly 15,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students enrolled in three schools: the Lawrence Zicklin School of Business; the Mildred and George Weissman School of Arts and Sciences; and the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. The Department of Communication Studies, located in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, offers several basic communication courses (at least one of which is required of almost all undergraduates in the College), as well as two undergraduate majors: one in Corporate Communication, which is the third largest major in the college; and one in Communication Studies, which is currently the fastest growing major in the college. The Department also offers an undergraduate minor in Communication Studies, which is the largest minor in the College, with an enrollment of over one-thousand students. In addition to its undergraduate offerings, the Department also offers a master’s degree in Corporate Communication, with an enrollment of approximately sixty students.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. 

Compensation and Benefits:

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.


A Ph.D. in communication studies or a related field at the time of appointment is required for this position. Baruch College has an extremely diverse student body of more than 18,000 individuals, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. We seek faculty who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education. Please see

– How to Apply: 

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Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #23129.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting.  candidates must submit Cover Letter, Vita, and a publication or writing sample that best represents your work. We will be requesting three letters of recommendation at the first interview stage. Additionally, applicants are required to submit a narrative statement of one to two pages describing, first, their commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university, and second, their commitment to all facets of academic freedom, including a commitment to encouraging a diversity of viewpoints in all aspects of their teaching.

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All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

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Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 

Applications will be accepted until January 3, 2022.

EEO Statement:
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. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.