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CUNY Lecturer - English Department in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Lecturer - English Department

Job ID: 22543

Location: Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The English Department at Hostos Community College invites applications for one CCE (Certificate of Continuous Employment) track Lecturer position to teach composition, literature, and co-requisite developmental reading and writing courses as well provide service to the Department, College, and students through committee work and advisement beginning January 2022.

The English program is designed to enable students to use written and spoken English as a flexible, creative tool to express ideas and to improve their facility with written and spoken language. Emphasis is given to the essentials of English, the nature of the language, writing as communication, and imaginative literature as a vitalizing and humanizing experience. By providing all students with a solid grounding in reading, composition, and critical thinking, English Department courses help students achieve college level proficiency by enabling them to use language as a tool for expressing ideas; think analytically and creatively in academic and career contexts; and read literature with sensitivity and enjoyment.

The specific goals of the English Department are, first, to further develop students’ language and literary skills; second, to give students a liberal arts perspective through the offering of electives; and third, to contribute to the transfer process by offering courses accredited in other institutions. Students are required to demonstrate their achievement of course objectives through essays, research assignments, and other measures of assessment.

Perform teaching service duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions


Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Master's degree in area(s) of expertise or equivalent.

  • Ability to teach successfully and ability to cooperate wit others for the good of the institution.

  • College level teaching experience in composition and/or literature at the community college or 4-year level.

  • Availability to work early mornings, evenings and weekend hours and ability to teach in multiple modalities.


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.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"

Please attach resume, cover letter and three professional references.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin September 2021.


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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.