Lecturer – College of Arts and Sciences Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Fellow

Deadline: Oct 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Stony Brook University invites applications for the College of Arts, and Sciences’ Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) Fellows Program (2022/2023), a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure-track faculty position at the lecturer level at the annual salary of $70,000 including full benefits to commence Fall 2022. The fellow will be a part of a mentored research environment and, with a successful and demonstrated contribution to inclusion, diversity, and equity, will be invited to join the tenure-track faculty at Stony Brook University after two years.

The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be in one of the following departments: Africana Studies, Anthropology, Studio Art (digital), Asian and Asian American Studies (Korean American), Economics, Geosciences, Psychology (clinical), Political Science, Music, Sociology or Chemistry. Candidates must have demonstrated plans to contribute to inclusion, diversity and equity, excellence in innovative research, and potential to participate in the teaching mission of the Department they join. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective interdisciplinary teacher and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels to guide research and professional development and be an active participant in community outreach activities.

Stony Brook prides itself on attracting an incredibly diverse student body, including many first-generation immigrants and first-generation college students. Recent studies have shown that Stony Brook is one of the top universities in the US for supporting the upward mobility of its students.

We are interested in scholars with the potential to offer a critical perspective based on experience in or understanding of groups historically underrepresented in higher education in these particular areas of interest: critical race theory, globalization, health disparities, sustainability/climate justice, aging, racial justice. Multiple fellows will be hired so this list reflects a broad swath of interest for a pool of fellows.


Required Qualifications: PhD or relevant terminal degree from an accredited institution before a start date between 6/1/2022 and 9/1/2022 with specialization in one of the possible appointing departments or related field. A record of research related to one of the possible appointing departments or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications: evidence of or potential for excellence in research and service; undergraduate and graduate teaching; interdisciplinary collaboration; and community outreach.

Application Instructions

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2499545.

A complete application will consist of six items, including the required Application form: 1) a cover letter that indicates the department applying for and addresses the criteria for the position, 2) CV, 3) a sample of representative scholarly work (no more than 3 publications), 4) Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) statement 5) research statement, 6) teaching statement, In addition, three letters of reference should be requested and submitted through the Interfolio portal.

Review of applicant files will begin on September 30, 2021, and will continue until the job posting closes on October 15, 2021. Inquiries may be directed to the College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean [email protected]. For this position, we are unable to sponsor candidates for work visas.

Stony Brook University, one of four research-intensive campuses within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is widely regarded as its flagship. The University embraces its mission to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate and professional education of the highest quality, and its rankings bear that out. It’s included among the top 1% of universities in the world by the 2018 QS World University Rankings and among the top 40 public universities by U.S.News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges rankings. It is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, composed of the top 62 research institutions in North America. As Long Island’s largest single-site employer, Stony Brook has nearly 15,000 full- and part-time employees, including more than 2,700 faculty. It enrolled roughly 26,800 students in fall 2019 — 17,900 undergraduates and 8,900 graduate students — and offers more than 200 majors, minors and combined-degree programs. The Department of Athletics supports 18 Division I varsity intercollegiate athletic programs that compete at the highest level within the NCAA. Located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore, Stony Brook is situated on 1,454 wooded acres, encompassing 13 schools and colleges; a Research and Development Park; world-class athletics facilities, including an 8,300-seat stadium and a 4,000-seat arena; and Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic medical center. Also part of the University is a teaching and research campus in Southampton, New York, which offers graduate arts programs and is the site of the Marine Sciences Center. Also, Stony Brook has a role in running and performing joint research with, Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, NY, and the Humanities Institute, with endeavours that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, Stony Brook sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

As part of a great research university, the College of Arts and Sciences at Stony Brook University incubates creative work and scholarship in fundamental disciplines, connecting with medicine, technology, public policy, culture, education, the arts, business and environment. As the liberal arts college for the campus, we help students and faculty explore diverse possibilities that exceed their initial expectations and prepare them for a lifetime of learning and discovery. http://www.stonybrook.edu/cas/

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Under the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of inclusive learning, and a working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.