Lecturer-Baruch College, CUNY
Job Title: Lecturer
Baruch College – (Doctoral Schedule) - Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at Baruch College, CUNY, is seeking applicants who are
completing or have recently attained a Ph.D. in Philosophy for a full-time Lecturer
(Doctoral Schedule) position to begin Fall 2023. The position’s primary responsibility
will involve teaching and helping to coordinate an introductory-level undergraduate
course in Ethics and Critical Thinking. This position represents an investment by the
College to increase student contact with full-time faculty during students' crucial first
Persons appointed to the rank of Lecturer are entitled to CUNY’s generous faculty
retirement and benefits packages. Lecturer faculty participate as full faculty members
of the Philosophy Department, the College, and the University. Service may include
committee work, mentoring faculty, and contributing to projects and programs—especially those related to teaching and learning. In their fifth year, Lecturers will be eligible for the Promotion to a Certificate of Continuous Employment (tenure-like status) based on teaching excellence and dedicated service.
Baruch College, located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan, is one of eleven senior colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY). We are proud to serve a diverse and engaged student body of over 18,000. Our diverse students come from a wide range of racial, ethnic, economic, religious, linguistic, and national origin backgrounds, and include many recent immigrants as well as individuals who are the
first in their family to attend college. Baruch is ranked among the top institutions of higher education in the nation by The Chronicle of Higher Education for promoting student social mobility. Baruch is also listed among the nation’s top public colleges for academic excellence. Baruch seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in
multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education. Visit us at https:// www.baruch.cuny.edu/.
All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.
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.
Compensation and Benefits:
$69,665 - $82,102; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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.
We are seeking accomplished teachers and pedagogical innovators with evidence of
creative course and assignment design, and demonstrated effectiveness teaching in a
variety of modalities. Successful candidates will also be expected to participate in
Baruch’s “Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop”, CUNY’s ‘Innovative Teaching Academy”, and
related initiatives. Lecturer faculty are considered "master teachers" who occupy faculty
lines at the College that are focused almost entirely on teaching. Lecturer track faculty
teach 24 credit hours per year.
Standard courses in philosophy are 3 credit courses, so primary teaching
responsibilities entail four courses per term (all at the introductory level).
- 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 #25933. 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-
To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on
"Apply Now" below. Applications must include a letter of application, a detailed
curriculum vitae, a full teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, evidence of
teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi of courses taught, etc.), three letters of
recommendation (at least two of which speak to the candidate’s teaching), and a
teaching and equity statement describing the applicant’s practice and commitment to
working with faculty, staff, and students in a culturally and ethnically diverse campus,
responsive to the multiple ways that people learn..
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.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Hagop Sarkissian, Professor and Chair
January 15, 2023.
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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