Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law Studies, Adjunct Faculty

Position: Advanced Certificate in Immigration Law Studies, Adjunct Faculty (Part-time)

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Faculty

Closing Date: Open until filled with review of resumes to begin immediately

Department: CUNY School of Professional Studies

 

The CUNY School of Professional Studies:

The CUNY School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way 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 online degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education.

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 a traditional classroom format and in an online format. While prior teaching experience is preferred, online teaching experience is not required and training is available.

Qualifications:

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.

Other Qualifications:

  • J.D. or LL.M degree, admission to the practice of law in a U.S. state and three years of practicing or teaching immigration law.

 

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and credentials.

 

How to Apply

Please send detailed letter of application, C.V. and the names of three references to:  Brandon Kelly, Program Coordinator, at brandon.kelly@cuny.edu

CUNY SPS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:https://sps.cuny.edu/about/policies.

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. Selected applicants must pay fingerprint and filing fees (full-time CUNY students are excluded from fingerprint fee). 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.