Job Title: Associate or Full Professor (Tenured) - Ph.D. Program in English
Job ID: 20437
Location: Graduate Center
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Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Graduate Center is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master's programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center's commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000-square-foot facility in upper Manhattan designed to promote collaboration among scientists in global research and innovation.
The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City's intellectual and cultural life.
The Ph.D. Program in English at the Graduate Center seeks an advanced Associate or full Professor in African American Studies or Black Studies, whose research and work cover any period of literary and cultural study. Areas of interest include African diaspora and Caribbean studies, the Black Radical Tradition, Black Feminisms, Black Queer Studies, gender and sexuality, and intersectional analysis of colonial histories and imperial formations. This is a tenured position that reports to the Executive Officer of the Ph.D. Program in English.
The Ph.D. Program in English is a major center for intellectual exchange and graduate training in the heart of New York City. As with other Ph.D. programs housed in the Graduate Center, the English department features a small cohort of
Internal Number: 20437
About CUNY Graduate Center
A graduate school of arts and sciences, a hub of some 30 centers of applied and theoretical research, and a platform for performance, discussion and debate, the Graduate Center is a community of students, scholars, and researchers dedicated to the idea that learning is a public good. The GC is home to a core faculty of approximately 140 teachers and mentors. The faculty is enhanced by more than 1,600 faculty from across the CUNY colleges, as well as from cultural, academic, and scientific institutions throughout New York City and beyond.