Assistant or Associate Professor - Disability Studies (Tenure Track)

Assistant or Associate Professor - Disability Studies (Tenure Track) 
Job ID: 20379
Location: School of Professional Studies
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.

Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.

Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS was ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

CUNY SPS is accepting applications for a Disability Studies Faculty tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The Disability Studies Program at CUNY SPS offers a bachelor’s degree, Advanced Certificate and Masters of Arts in Disability Studies, and an MS in Disability Services in Higher Education. All degrees and the Advanced Certificate program are offered fully online.

The general responsibilities of the Disability Studies Assistant/Associate Professor member will include, but are not limited to:
• Teaching courses in the Bachelors, Master’s and Advanced Certificate program;
• Curriculum development;
• Advisement in support of students (graduate project and thesis/ePortfolio/internship supervision);
• Participation in committees and other governance structures;
• Scholarship and research in area of expertise/discipline; intellectual contributions leading to publications in quality journals;
• Assistance with the online journal developed by the Disability Studies department; and,
• Other service, including administrative, supervisory other related duties as assigned.

For Assistant or Associate Professor:
Ph.D. or ED.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.

The preferred candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and attributes:
• Earned doctorate in the social sciences, health sciences, special education or a related field;
• Knowledgeable about and familiar with Disability Studies;
• Ability to teach on both undergraduate and graduate level in an interdisciplinary program;
• Experience with online teaching and learning;
• Experience with curriculum and course development;
• Experience with student advisement and mentoring; and,
• Experience with research and publishing.

Salary range up to $90,871 depending on rank, 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.

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

April 21, 2019

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