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CUNY Lecturer - Writing Studies (Revised March 9, 2023) in Brooklyn, New York

Lecturer - Writing Studies (Revised March 9, 2023)

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Kingsborough Community College

Full/Part Time




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The Department of English at Kingsborough Community College, of the City University of New York, a vibrant educational and scholarly community seeks a full-time specialist in composition & rhetoric/writing studies at the Lecturer rank. Candidates will teach integrated reading-writing courses in the first-year composition sequence (including co-requisite courses) and other electives, as needed. Evidence of ongoing scholarly interest and activity in writing studies fields is required, as well as an ability to work collaboratively with others in a large, active department. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in committee and department assignments, which might include administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise.

Vaccine Requirement

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. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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

Also required are the ability to teach successfully, to participate in current scholarship or demonstrate scholarly achievement, and to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in writing studies, rhetoric and composition, or a closely related field is required.

Expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred:

  • writing program administration

  • two-year college English studies (e.g., multilingual, antiracist, and multiliteracies, multimodal pedagogies; developmental education reform; contingent labor; assessment, etc.)

  • professional and technical communication

  • digital literacies

Candidates with experience teaching students of diverse, racial, ethnic, educational, and linguistic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, as are those with online synchronous and asynchronous teaching experience. We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge of contemporary composition scholarship as it applies to writing program administration, best practices in co-requisite writing pedagogy, and the design and implementation of student learning outcomes.


$67,684 - $76,870.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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.


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April 10, 2023


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