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Lecturer - Department of Economics

companyJohn Jay College
locationNew York, NY 10019, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/20/2023
Full Time

Job Title                      Lecturer - Department of Economics

Job ID                         25707

Location                      John Jay College

Full/Part Time             Full-Time

Regular/Temporary    Regular



John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. Led by President Karol V. Mason, John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups in higher education.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY, and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees both in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


The Economics Department of John Jay College invites applications for a full-time lecturer position to begin Fall 2023. The lecturer position is tenure-bearing faculty line through what is called a “certificate of continuous employment” (CCE) after the sixth annual reappointment. The lecturer position is a teaching position with a course load of eight courses per year in addition to major expectations of departmental service. There is no expectation of research or publication. The department is dedicated to pluralism and diversity; applicants with a background in heterodox economics are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, develop curricula, serve as course coordinator, and interact effectively with colleagues to support and enhance department culture. The hiring committee is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, research, and/or lived experiences.

Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. 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.

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.


Bachelor’s degree in area(s) of expertise and the ability to teach successfully.


Master’s or Doctorate degree in Economics or equivalent. A record of excellence in teaching, willingness to participate in course and program development, and the ability to work with others for the good of institution.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the doctoral lecturer range of $69,983-$87,004.

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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Once registered or logged in, candidates should submit the following: an application letter to include how they would contribute to the diversity goals of the College, C.V., research statement, job market paper, and a statement of teaching philosophy, including a discussion of how to create an equitable and accessible learning environment for our students. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single document preferably in PDF format.

In addition, please have three reference letters sent to Here candidates can also submit any supplemental materials, not submitted over CUNY First.

For additional information email the chair of the Economics Department: Geert Dhondt,


Review of resumes to begin November 30, 2022. Posting closes on February 1, 2023.


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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.

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