Haitian Studies Association


York College/CUNY: Assistant Professor (Jan. 14, 2022)

French and Haitian Kreyòl.

Department of World Languages, Literatures and Humanities

Job ID: 23347

Location: York College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Humanities at York College/CUNY invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in French and Haitian Kreyòl. The dynamic candidate should have a strong background in teaching methodologies and/or applied linguistics and phonetics, and teach French and Kreyòl at all undergraduate levels, with special emphasis on Haitian and Francophone literatures, cultures, and civilizations.

The person hired for this post will be actively involved with curriculum development in the field of French/Kreyòl, and Haitian studies, advising and placing students, serving as faculty advisor for student clubs, publications and campus-based Haitian and Francophone Studies Association, and participating in departmental and college committees. Expertise in the pedagogical needs of both heritage and second-language learners is highly desirable as well.

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


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are College level teaching experience, the ability to teach effectively in an urban setting, the ability to work in a supportive and collaborative academic environment, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. For appointment as Assistant Professor: Doctorate in area of expertise. The candidate should be proficient in English as well.


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.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, CV/resume, teaching and research philosophy statements, and contact information for three references (email and telephone). Please upload all materials as ONE DOCUMENT in doc, pdf, or rtf format.

You may only apply online through the CUNY.edu job board.

To apply:

  • Please go to www.CUNY.edu, go to the Employment drop-down menu and click the ‘Search Job Postings’ tab.

Filter by Job Location by clicking on York College. The title of this position is Assistant Professor – Dept. of World Languages, Literatures and Humanities, Job ID 23347.

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January 14, 2022


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


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.