Baruch College — Assistant Professor, Social Entrepreneurship

Job Description:

Baruch College, CUNY invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 2023, subject to final budget approval.

This position is intended to support a new interdisciplinary faculty cluster – “Entrepreneurship and Innovation” – that will span Baruch’s three schools: the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, the Weissman School of Arts and Science, and the Zicklin School of Business. Faculty will be expected to work collaboratively within and across the cluster (as well as new Climate Studies and Data Science clusters) and appropriate centers and institutes in order to strengthen the research base that already exists at Baruch, expand its academic programs, increase the career opportunities for its graduates, and enhance collaborations across CUNY.

Expertise in social sector innovation at the intersection of public, nonprofit, and/or commercial enterprise (e.g., b-corps, hybrid organizations, commercial co-ventures, impact investing, social impact bonds, government contracting, public-private partnerships, etc.) is required.

As a School of Public and International Affairs, we acknowledge that diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to the function of our school, the preparation of our students; to our scholarly endeavors and to address core problems within our society. We encourage potential applicants to explore the equity work that we are doing as a school, in particular, our statement which explains how we define these terms, and the progress we have made in recent years towards a more inclusive, representative, and equitable Marxe Community:

Compensation and Benefits: 
$86,645-$99,532; commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the Emblem Health HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to Emblem Health. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by Emblem Health before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the Emblem Health website

Applicants should have a PhD (or ABD) in entrepreneurship, innovation, management, psychology, public administration, public policy, sociology, or a related field. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue a rigorous research agenda in in the areas defined above, leading to publications in the top journals in their field, teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and support the mission of CUNY through appropriate service to their department, school, college, and/or university.

– How to Apply:
Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #26068.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below. Candidates should provide the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae (including names and contact information for three references)
  3. Research statement
  4. Teaching statement
  5. Teaching evaluations (if available)
  6. Recent publication or working paper
  7. Narrative statement describing the candidate’s 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.

Please note, documents submitted by e-mail are not a substitute for an application; all applications must be submitted via the central application system.

Closing Date: 
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. 

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.