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Assistant or Associate Professor - Sociology & Anthropology

City University of New York
Stapleton and St. George, New York
Closing date
Dec 29, 2022

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Assistant or Associate Professor - Sociology & Anthropology

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College of Staten Island

Full/Part Time





The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the CUNY College of Staten Island seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level in anthropology or sociology for 2023, preferably starting in the spring, with research and teaching emphasis on African diaspora studies, including African American studies. While all applications and candidates will be considered, we especially encourage applications from those with training or expertise in anthropology or those who do transnational, postcolonial, or cross-cultural research. Substantial teaching experience and research and publication records are desirable. Our joint department of sociology and anthropology includes a general concentration in sociology and anthropology and a concentration in critical criminology and social justice. We also coordinate a master's program in liberal studies and are working to launch an initiative in health and wellness studies. Finally, our department intersects strongly with CUNY's BRESI (Black, Race, and Ethnic Studies Initiative), with the college's programs in Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o studies, in African and African Diaspora studies, in Disability studies, and in the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality studies.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred qualifications include:
  • Training or expertise in anthropology or transnational, postcolonial, or cross-cultural research
  • Substantial teaching experience and research and publication records are highly desired



Assistant Professor: $64,649 - $90,375

Associate Professor: $79,188 - $100,329

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.


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Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


December 25, 2022; review of applications to begin on November 21, 2022.


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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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