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CUNY Clinical Professor - Secondary Education & Youth Services in Queens, New York

Clinical Professor - Secondary Education & Youth Services

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Queens College

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Performs teaching and research duties, which may include clinical instruction. Clinical Professors are highly-experienced practitioners or teachers who hold full-time, non-tenure track positions.

In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values, Queens College seeks to fill one Clinical Professor vacancy in the Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services (SEYS), beginning January 27, 2024.

This position is teacher-oriented with service requirements but no research expectations. Candidates for this position should be experienced teacher educators who are knowledgeable of field placement for a range of secondary certification programs. The Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services offers teacher certification programs (K-12 Art, 7-12 Bilingual education, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages). Teacher candidates are offered coursework and clinical experiences in middle and high school settings through these New York State accredited programs on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities for the Clinical Faculty position include (1) the placement of secondary education student teachers for their 7-12 field experiences in teaching, (2) tracking the mentoring effectiveness of the cooperating teachers, (3) developing and maintaining partnerships with schools particularly in Queens and Nassau County, (4) establishing and maintaining a weekly visitation schedule to schools, (5) meeting with school administrators, (6) assisting the program directors with the selection of field supervisors, (7) monitoring New York State requirements for field practice and suggesting adjustments to meet the requirements to the Secondary Education Department, and (8) solving conflict issues when they occur between the student teacher and the school personnel. Service expectations will include serving on committees, working closely with program directors, and contributing to projects and programs, particularly those related to teaching and learning. Our department has a long-standing commitment to teacher education for students from underserved and minority populations.


Bachelor's degree and a record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to teaching assignments. Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Preference will be given to the candidate who provides evidence of the following:

  • Master’s degree in education, Educational Administration, or a related field as well as certification in School Building Leader.

  • Doctorate training in secondary education, teacher supervision, educational administration or a related field, ranging from coursework to all but the doctorate (ABD) or doctorate.

  • Candidates should have 5-10 year’s working in public schools including administrative and teaching roles.

  • Willingness to regularly travel to field placements.

  • Broad knowledge of the New York City School system.

  • Have in depth experience of mentoring as professional development.

  • Experience working with students of diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic, and educational backgrounds.

  • Experience with clinical placement in higher education.

  • Proficiency in technology.


Salary is commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of $50,512 - $90,000.00.

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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Open until filled with review on December 1st, 2023


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