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Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law Studies, Adjunct Faculty
Position: Adjunct Faculty: Immigration Law
Closing Date: Open until filled with review of resumes to begin immediately
Department: Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law Certificate Program - CUNY School of Professional Studies
The CUNY School of Professional Studies:
The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.
Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS was ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2020 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.
Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.
The CUNY School of Professional Studies is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach a range of courses in the Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law Studies program.
Courses are offered in an online format. While prior teaching experience is preferred, online teaching experience is not required and training is available.
For appointment as adjunct lecturer, adjunct assistant professor, adjunct associate professor, or adjunct professor, a person must have those qualifications or professional achievement and training comparable to those of faculty members in the corresponding ranks of lecturer (full-time), assistant professor, associate professor, and professor appointed through the regular channels of the colleges or university.
- Adjunct Lecturer: Must possess a baccalaureate degree and such other qualifications as may be necessary for the satisfactory performance of his/her instructional functions.
- Adjunct Assistant Professor: Must have obtained the Ph.D. degree or an equivalent degree from an accredited university. Demonstrated satisfactory qualities of personality and character, evidence of significant success as a teacher, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and willingness to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
- Adjunct Associate Professor: Must have obtained the Ph.D. or an equivalent degree from an accredited university in addition to possessing a record of significant achievement in his/her field or profession or as a college or university administrator. There shall be evidence that his/her alertness and intellectual energy are respected outside his/her own immediate academic community. There shall be evidence of his/her continued growth and of continued effectiveness in teaching.
- Adjunct Professor: Must have obtained the Ph.D. degree or an equivalent degree from an accredited university in addition to possessing a record of exceptional intellectual, educational, or artistic achievement and an established reputation for excellence in teaching and scholarship in his/her discipline.
- J.D. or LL.M degree, admission to the practice of law in a U.S. state and at least seven of experience practicing immigration law.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications (hourly rate is based on the CUNY’s teaching adjunct salary scale)
Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and contact information of three (3) professional references to:
Adjunct Faculty Immigration Law Search
c/o Vicki Caruana
Academic Program Manager, Office of Professional Education and Workplace Learning
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:
The School of Professional Studies complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security Office.
All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
The School of Professional Studies verifies education and experience statements.