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CUNY Distinguished Lecturer - Curriculum & Teaching, Computer Science Education in New York, New York

Distinguished Lecturer - Curriculum & Teaching, Computer Science Education

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Hunter College

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The Masters in Computer Science Education Program within the Curriculum and Teaching Department at Hunter College, City University of New York, is seeking a highly qualified and experienced candidate for the position of Distinguished Lecturer. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate level courses in Computer Science Education, designing and implementing curriculum, and providing advisement to students. Relevant teaching experience in K-12 and teacher education settings is required as well as a Master’s degree in Education, Computer Science, or related field. Experience in urban teaching contexts is a plus. The Computer Science Education Program seeks an individual with expertise to teach the following courses in variety of modalities:

· Advanced Study of Secondary Learning Environments for Teaching Computer Science

· Curriculum Design for Computer Science

· Intensive Study of Teaching Computer Diverse Learners in Computer Science Grades 7-12

Major Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching, Hunter College School of Education. The workload is 24 contractual hours (this can take the form of teaching courses or other credit-bearing work for the program) 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, supervised fieldwork, 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 program review and accreditation. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in cross-departmental and/or cross-college collaborative projects.

Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Hunter College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.

College Profile:

Located in the heart of Manhattan, Hunter College is the largest college in CUNY and one of the oldest public colleges in the country. With more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in more than 170 areas, Hunter’s student body is as diverse as New York City itself. Founded in 1870 as New York City’s first teacher-preparation school, the Hunter College School of Education is dedicated to the development of deeply thoughtful, knowledgeable and highly effective teachers, administrators and counselors and to the advancement of scholarship that will improve knowledge about and the conditions of our highly diverse, urban community. The School of Education supports the Hunter College mission to cultivate intellectual and personal development, encourage social and civic engagement, and inspire a lifelong zest for learning in the students of New York City. To that end, we prepare approximately 3400 students annually in over 40 graduate and undergraduate programs – including an Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership – to assume key roles in PreK-12 schools and school districts, research and policy centers, and community agencies. Approximately 10% of all New York City teachers are trained by our School of Education.

Computer Science Education Program Profile:

Hunter’s School of Education is the first in New York State to offer graduate and post-graduate programs preparing educators to train the next generation of coders. New York has and will continue to have a strong demand for tech professionals. We are committed to preparing teachers to deliver high-quality instruction so that our students have the hands-on experience to step into technology jobs in the future.


All Distinguished Lecturer positions require a minimum of a Bachelor'sdegreeandarecordofachievementin aprofessionorfieldofexpertiserelatedtoteachingassignments. Alsorequiredisthe abilitytocooperate with othersforthegoodofthe institution. Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.

  • MA Degree in Computer Science, Educational Technology, Education, or a closely related field; earned doctorate preferred but not required

  • Expertise in computer science educational pedagogies

  • Experience with outreach and community engagement

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, multimodal learning, anti-racist pedagogies, multilingualism, and culturally and linguistically responsive and sustaining pedagogy

  • Ability to collaborate in recruiting students for graduate programs

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

  • Experience with outreach and community engagement which are seen as important for developing the Computer Science Education Program at Hunter College.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer science K-12 learning standards and curricula

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

  • Experience teaching in classrooms, educational settings and communities with culturally diverse populations including multilingual learners

  • 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 commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience ($88,998 - $141,858).

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.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26451

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required

material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on March 2, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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