Baruch College — Assistant Professor, History

Job Description: 

The Department of History at Baruch College, City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American history, specialization open. PhD preferred by August 2022, when employment begins; ABD considered.

Candidates should have a record of research and teaching that demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses in American history and advanced seminars in African American history at the undergraduate level. The candidate will also be expected to be research active and participate in departmental programs and service.

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. 

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.

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

– How to Apply: 

STEP ONE – Click “Apply Now”
Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #23139.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting.  candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, names of three referees (shortlisted candidates will be expected to provide letters of recommendation) and one writing sample.

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

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date:
Review of resumes will start December 3, 2021. Posting will end January 30, 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.