Associate Professor (45 views)

The Department Counseling and Human Services at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY invites applications for ONE TENURE TRACK-Full-time Faculty position at the Associate Professor rank, to begin Fall 2023. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching and to develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda.   The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College’s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum(, the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment, and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education, including centering critical engagement, evolving perspectives about education, complex challenges, embodied learning, diverse content, equitable assessment, and democratic education. The Counseling & Human Services Department is developing significant strength in human services and community justice-related issues and seeks applicants with complimentary interests and experience in community organizing and anti-racism pedagogy.

Faculty will perform teaching, research and advising duties in area(s) of expertise: share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

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. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


Doctorate in Community Organizing, Community Psychology, Social Justice, Social Work, Human Services, or related fields. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to teach successfully, has a demonstrated record of scholarship or achievement, and will be able to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Forty-seven percent of John Jay students are first-generation college students. The college seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multi-cultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.


A minimum 5 of years’ experience in community organizing and/or teaching higher level (300 and 400 level) undergraduate courses from counseling, organizing, community justice, multicultural, and/or social justice perspectives. Candidates with experience at multiple levels of organizations, working in public health, educating for social change at the university and community level, and/or a background in policy and development are encouraged to apply.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of $76,395 – $104,057.

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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