Baruch College — Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) of Law

Job Description:

The Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College/CUNY invites applications for a full time lecturer position in the Department of Law. The Department of Law offers courses to undergraduate and graduate business students in a wide variety of business subjects, including Introduction to Business Law, Business Organizations, and a wide array of upper-level specialty courses, including Financial Technology (Fintech), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Law and Sustainability, Legal Theory, and advanced business law topics. The Zicklin School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), and is among the largest schools of business in the U.S.

Lecturers will:

  • Teach primarily business law to undergraduates;
  • Develop their craft through resources available at the college and will be expected to be excellent teachers; and
  • Teach a variety of introductory and potentially advanced business law courses, depending on the needs of the department.

Other job responsibilities may include new course development and service to the Department, School, and College. Faculty will join a vibrant, teaching and research-focused faculty and work in a supportive, collegial atmosphere.

Baruch College is strongly committed to a diverse faculty as our student body is one of the most diverse in the world.

Baruch College is located in Manhattan’s historic Gramercy/Flatiron district between Midtown and Wall Street and offers significant professional opportunities to interact with the legal, banking and finance, technology, and government sectors. The Zicklin School of Business is New York City’s premier public business school, with an international reputation for excellence in offering nationally ranked programs, including BBA and MBA (both of which have required law courses), specialized MS degrees, executive programs (including the Executive MBA in Healthcare Administration and a forthcoming Masters-level concentration in the regulation of financial technology in which the Department faculty teach). Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching, and Department of Law professors publish in top law reviews.

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary range is between $83,764-$98,309 for those with doctoral or terminal degrees. Compensation and teaching responsibilities will be competitive and commensurate with rank.

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 https://www1.nyc.gov/site/olr/health/healthhome.page

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:

Applicants must have a JD degree or a terminal law degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and an excellent academic record. Candidates should plan to have primary or sole responsibility to teach required undergraduate courses. Candidates should also demonstrate:

  • The ability to be an expert teacher of business law.
  • Thought leadership in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), especially as it relates to the specific discipline.
  • A willingness to participate in Baruch’s “Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop” and CUNY’s “Innovative Teaching Academy.”
  • Effectiveness teaching in at least two of the three modalities: in-person; hybrid; and online.

– How to Apply: 

Go to the CUNY website cuny.jobs to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25983.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/lecturer-doctoral-schedule-of-law/376C8995159145FEA53985BAA4F1DB88/job/

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below.

Applicants should include a CV, a diversity statement, and any recent teaching evaluations. The diversity statement should describe an applicant’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 that documents submitted by e-mail are not a substitute for an application—all applications must be submitted via the central CUNY application system.

Closing Date:
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023 and continue until the posting is filled. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2023.

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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