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Notice No.


Job Title

Assistant Professor - Art History (African or American)


Art Department



Date Posted


Closing Date

Until Filled

Position Detail

Open until filled with review of applications to begin 11/12/09.

FLSA Status



Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Description and Duties


Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.


Assistant Professor


The Art Department invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Art History with a specialty in African or American art. Candidates should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate survey and special topic courses in their specialty and at least one section of the basic survey course every semester. Course load is 21 credits per year with some release time possible for new hires. Shared responsibility for program administration as well as department committee work. Significant student advising and service on department, college, and university committees.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

Qualifications and Requirements


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Ph.D. in area of specialization and at least two years of college teaching or comparable experience required. Record of publications and participation in professional conferences necessary. Commitment to teaching undergraduates and graduates in a public university essential as are excellent administrative and communication skills.

To Apply To apply please log on to Navigate to Careers at CUNY and then log into the applicant tracking program Careers at CUNYFirst and apply online by clicking "Apply Now" and following the instructions. In addition, to be considered for this position, you must send a letter of application, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of at least three significant publications. Copies of prior teaching evaluations a plus. Please provide evidence of excellent administrative and communications skills. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials, and names, addresses, titles, email and phone numbers of three references to:

Professor Annette Weintraub, Chair Art Department The City College of New York, CUNY 160 Convent Avenue, CG109 New York, NY 10031 Fax: 212-650-7420

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