CUNY Lecturer - English in New York, New York


The English Department at Baruch College, City University of New York, invites applications for a Lecturer position in its Writing and English as a Second Language programs. This Lecturer will specialize in the intersections of ESL, digital media, and multimodal composition. The responsibilities of this position will be fulfilled through a combination of teaching and administrative service, including teaching ESL and non-ESL first-year writing courses as well as upper level courses in writing, rhetoric, and/or linguistics courses. Administrative duties will include curriculum development, program assessment, student placement, and faculty recruiting, training, and mentoring, especially related to our digital initiatives of hybrid courses and multimodal composition.


Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, including TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Rhetoric & Composition/Writing Studies; three years’ experience teaching college writing courses; evidence of effective teaching; a working knowledge of current TESOL techniques and practice; and proficiency in teaching with technology. Additional welcomed qualifications include experience teaching in/training in multimodal composing and hybrid courses; fluency with data management platforms such as Excel and course content platforms such as Wordpress; evidence of participation in disciplinary conferences or other relevant professional development; and experience with curriculum development and faculty training. Master's degree in English preferred.


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.


STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now" To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Candidates should provide a Letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, a syllabus from a college-level writing course, and letters from three references.

STEP TWO - Go to All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590.


Review of resumes begins on October 28, 2016; to ensure consideration, please apply by December 12, 2016.


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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. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Baruch College

Job Title: Lecturer - English

Job ID: 15729

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular