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CUNY Distinguished Lecturer - Human Rights Program (Roosevelt House) in New York, New York

Job Title: Distinguished Lecturer - Human Rights Program (Roosevelt House)

Job ID: 20652

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Distinguished Lecturer (DL) will provide instruction at the undergraduate level for Human Rights 200, the introductory human rights course offered by the Human Rights Program. Working with the Human Rights Program Policy and Curriculum Committee and Human Rights Program Director, the DL will develop a cohesive core curriculum for the Program generally and for the introductory HR 200 course. The DL will also assist the Director in the recruitment of adjunct teaching staff for special topic courses for fall and spring semesters. In addition, the DL will assist the Director in developing and strengthening Human Rights Faculty engagement with the Program and with Roosevelt House, through outreach and various initiatives. The DL will help with other aspects of the Human Rights Program as needed, particularly related to curricular and academic matters, as well as the development of clinical opportunities to enable students to enhance their academic study with practical experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and a record of academic as well as practical experience in human rights education and the human rights movement. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or Law degree plus eight years related experience expected; Prior teaching experience; academic Program development; familiarity with the human rights movement; and strong sense of teamwork and enthusiasm desired

COMPENSATION

Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments 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.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

CLOSING DATE

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on August 28, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position remains open after initial round.

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