Assistant Professor in Latinx Film and Literature
- English Department, Baruch College
- Location details
- New York, NY
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Cultural studies, Literature, American, Literature, global anglophone, Literature, other minority
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Tenure or tenure track
- New York
The Baruch College English department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Latinx Film and Literature at the assistant professor rank. Job applicants must have a PhD by the fall of 2021, with a scholarly emphasis on Latinx film and/or media, as well as expertise in Latinx literature more broadly. Teaching opportunities will include courses in Latinx film and literature and other related subjects, including more general film and media studies classes, Great Works of Literature (our world literature requirement), and First-Year Writing.
Our Department and College are committed to building and supporting a diverse faculty that values undergraduate teaching and mentorship as well as interdisciplinary research and teaching. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession across color, creed, race, class, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. Baruch College serves one of the most culturally diverse undergraduate student bodies in the nation and has been recognized as a foremost engine of upward mobility for students in New York City.
Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should submit:
-A cover letter explaining the candidate’s qualifications for the position
-A Curriculum Vitae
-A 20-25 page writing sample
-A statement of teaching philosophy
-Three letters of recommendation
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.
Review of resumes will begin on April 1, 2021 and posting will close April 15, 2021.