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CUNY Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) -  Middle and High School Education in Bronx, New York

Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Middle and High School Education

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Lehman College

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The Department of Middle and High School Education (MHSE) invites applications for a lecturer or lecturer (doctoral schedule)- Social Foundations/Restorative Practices and Restorative Justice. MHSE seeks an individual with expertise to teach the following courses in variety of modalities, including in-person, online, hybrid and hyflex:

• Fundamental Principles, Approaches and Skills of Restorative Practices and Restorative Justice

• Human Rights Education

• Fieldwork/Internship in Education

• Social Foundations of Secondary Education

• Instructional Practices Across the Middle School Grades

Major Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Middle and High School Education (MHSE), School of Education. The teaching load is 24 hours (8 courses) for each contract year. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility issues in education, advise and work with students to support their success, observe practicum and student teachers, work in professional development

schools and, teach evening and/or weekend classes.

Faculty are required to provide service and participate in the affairs of the department, School of Education, College, and University, including but not limited to program coordination, committee work and curriculum development, and participate in ongoing data collection and analysis to productively participate in program review and accreditation. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in cross-departmental and/or cross-college collaborative projects. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.

College Profile:

Lehman College is the City University of New York's only four-year college is the Bronx, serving the borough and surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. Lehman provides undergraduate and graduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences and professional education within a dynamic research environment. With a diverse student body of more than 14,000 students and more than 81,000 alumni, Lehman offers over 90 undergraduate and graduate programs. Ranked as having the fourth highest mobility rate in the nation by the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Equality of Opportunity Project, Lehman is a proud catalyst for economic and social mobility for its students, almost half of whom are first generation college students.

MHSE Profile:

The Department of Middle and High School Education has nationally recognized and CAEP accredited undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare candidates to earn New York State teacher licenses to teach in grades 5-12, including settings serving bilingual learners. Undergraduate and Graduate Teacher Education Program sequences are offered in the subject areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Arts, Music, and Foreign Languages. Faculty in the department are committed to the Lehman Urban Transformative Education framework adopted by Lehman’s School of Education. Our goal is to prepare innovative and creative educators who inspire, influence and value others. We believe in the rich contribution of each of our educational partners in shaping our transformative practice.


Bachelor's degree is required for the rank of a Lecturer but a Master’s degree or higher in education or a closely related field is preferred; a PhD is required for the rank of a Lecturer on a doctoral schedule;

• Expertise in Human Right and Restorative Practices and Restorative Justice pedagogy;

• Expertise in educational assessment, experiential learning, and project-based learning;

• Demonstrated commitment to social justice, multi-modal learning, anti-racist pedagogies, multilingualism, and culturally and linguistically responsive and

sustaining pedagogy;

• Ability to collaborate in recruiting students for undergraduate and graduate programs;

• Demonstrated ability to effectively teach adults in college level education programs in various modalities including in person, hybrid, synchronous and

asynchronous modalities;

• Demonstrated knowledge of secondary learning standards and curriculum;

• Experience integrating issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in teaching, scholarship, and service;

• Experience teaching in secondary classrooms, educational settings and communities with culturally diverse populations including English language


• Evidence of excellent written, oral, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills;


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Salary Range:

• Lecturer: $83,764 - $87,004

• Lecturer Doctoral: $88,998 - $92,242

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.

Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


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Review of applications will begin January 30, 2023, and continue until a successful candidate is identified.


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