CUNY Assistant Professor - U.S. History in Queens, New York

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The multidisciplinary Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, invites applications for a tenure-track position in United States history to begin in September 2017. The field of specialization is open. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience and to applicants who will have their Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of assistant professor or instructor, depending on qualifications. She or he will be expected to teach both halves of the US history survey as well as topical introductory-level history classes. Faculty members are expected to support departmental, divisional and college initiatives, to pursue an active research and publication agenda, and to engage in professional development activities.

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

COMPENSATION

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should be submitted on-line as follows:

  1. Log in to CUNY Portal at www.cuny.edu
  2. Navigate to Careers at CUNY located on the left sidebar
  3. Search by Job Opening ID number
  4. Click on the Apply Now button

Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register.

Candidates should provide a CV or resume and statement of scholarly interests, as well as contact information for three references as one document. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

1/10/2017

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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: LaGuardia Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - U.S. History

Job ID: 15946

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular