Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Job Description:

The Department of Philosophy at Baruch College, CUNY, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position, tenure track. The position will involve teaching introductory-level undergraduate courses as well as elective courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. We are seeking a philosopher with a strong research profile.

Area of Specialization: Environmental Philosophy; Climate Justice
Area of Competence: Open

This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster of new faculty across Baruch College’s three Schools (The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Weissman School of Arts and Science, and Zicklin School of Business) studying the impacts of climate change. This cluster will strengthen the research base that already exists at Baruch, contribute to climate-related academic programs and opportunities for students (such as the Baruch/CUNY Climate Scholars Program), increase the career opportunities for its graduates, and enhance collaborations across CUNY. Faculty in the cluster are expected to collaborate with one another, a new Data Science cluster, and appropriate centers and institutes.

Baruch College, located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan, is one of eleven senior colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY). We are proud to serve a diverse and engaged student body of over 19,000. Our students represent a wealth of racial, ethnic, economic, religious, linguistic, and national origin backgrounds, and include many recent immigrants as well as individuals who are the first in their family to attend college. Baruch is ranked among the top institutions of higher education in the nation by The Chronicle of Higher Education for promoting student social mobility. Baruch is also listed among the nation’s top public colleges for academic excellence. Baruch seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education. Visit us at https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/

NOTES:

All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

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.

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have a PhD in philosophy, and demonstrated teaching excellence at the post-secondary level.

– How to Apply: 

STEP ONE – Click “Apply Now”

Go to the CUNY website cuny.jobs to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25265.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/assistant-professor-philosophy/BD072CC658244DE0B4B9AF165082A5A4/job/

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below. Candidates should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, contact information for three to five professional references, a narrative statement describing your 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 a statement of philosophy of inclusive education and teaching.

STEP TWO – Go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/

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

Please go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/ 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.

Please reach out to Hagop Sarkissian, Professor and Chair, at hagop.sarkissian@baruch.cuny.edu / 646-312-4376 with questions.

Closing Date:
Application review will begin November 1, 2022. An application must be received by November 15, 2022 in order to receive full consideration.

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.

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