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Job Title: Carol Zicklin Endowed Chair in Honors Academy (Visiting Associate or Full Professor)
Company Name: Brooklyn College
Location: Brooklyn, NY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/16/2020
Expire Date: 03/16/2020
Job Categories: Education
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Carol Zicklin Endowed Chair in Honors Academy (Visiting Associate or Full Professor)
Job Title: Carol Zicklin Endowed Chair in Honors Academy (Visiting Associate or Full Professor)
Job ID: 21624
Location: Brooklyn College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Brooklyn College of The City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications and nominations for a two-year appointment in the rank of Visiting Associate/Full Professor to the Carol Zicklin Endowed Chair in the Honors Academy with a starting date of August 2020. The incumbent will be affiliated with an appropriate academic department at Brooklyn College.

The Brooklyn College Honors Academy, the oldest in The City University of New York, enrolls 400 students and comprises nine honors programs, among them the CUNY Macaulay Honors College, the Scholars Program, the Mellon Undergraduate Minority Program, and the Brooklyn College BA-MD Program.

The Zicklin Professor will teach four interdisciplinary honors courses over the duration of the two-year appointment; advise and mentor Honors Academy students; and offer a faculty enrichment seminar that would culminate in a conference in cooperation with the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities.

Responsibilities include:
- Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise (“as noted below”).
- Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory and other functions.
- Provides support for related activities that enrich the life of the Honors Academy and of the campus at large.

Visiting faculty are individuals with a primary commitment to another accredited college or university who possess advanced scholarship or professional achievement. We seek an individual demonstrating dedication to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and sincere commitment to promoting diversity as evidenced by prior successful and innovative measures. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply.

Brooklyn College serves students from as many as 150 countries who speak over 100 languages and dialects and thus constitutes a vibrant microcosm of the rich diversity and energy that characterizes the borough of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area itself. Its mission features “a special commitment to educate immigrant and first-generation college students from the diverse communities that make up our city and state.” The college ethos is strongly invested in the educational and eventual career success of a population that encompasses a vast multiplicity of nationalities, ethnicities, religions, cultures and languages. We are committed to fostering a spirit of camaraderie and shared ideals across the entire spectrum of our varied constituency. By accessing a first-class and affordable college education in an inclusive and nurturing intellectual milieu, our students acquire the skills, confidence, and global mindedness that allow them to compete and thrive in a rapidly changing, unpredictable marketplace of ideas that is increasingly mindless of borders and spans the gamut of cultures and vernaculars.

To this end, the college seeks faculty who are eager to engage with the diversity of our student body and have a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and heterogeneity through teaching, research and/or service. We seek to recruit and retain faculty from historically underrepresented groups who reflect the mosaic of our student population. Successful candidates will bring their unique creativity, sensitivity, insights and perspectives to a community that welcomes innovation in scholarship and teaching. Together we will model the finest that a public urban liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies college can be for the present and future.

Ph.D. in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent from an accredited institution. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate should be an accomplished teacher and established scholar who has produced a substantial body of publications, commensurate with appointment as Associate or Full Professor, whose research and teaching integrate multiple disciplines and approaches, and who has some administrative experience.

Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.

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.

There are two steps to the application process. All applications must be submitted online via the CUNY on-line application system (CUNYfirst).

STEP ONE – Submit Application online by visiting https://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/

Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:
- An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CUNY's commitment to diversity.
- Current curriculum vitae

STEP TWO - Go to https://websql.brooklyn.cuny.edu/hrref/

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3) recommenders.

The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

February 24, 2020

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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