CUNY Lecturer - Criminal Justice (Department of Social Sciences) Multiple Positions in Queens, New York


The Department of Social Sciences at Queensborough Community College invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Criminal Justice. The candidate will perform teaching and guidance in area(s) of expertise as noted below and will share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

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As a community college in the CUNY system, our diverse student population primarily takes general education and lower division courses for university transfer. The teaching workload will not exceed 25 hours for the academic year; summer optional. Teach introductory criminal justice courses and electives. Participate in Departmental and College activities including committees, course and program assessment, and curriculum development. Provide academic support and advisement for students. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required. Position to start in Fall 2019.

We offer an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice (a Dual/Joint A.S./B.A. Degree Program in conjunction with John Jay College of Criminal Justice). The program is housed in the Department of Social Sciences with eight other disciplines and 33 full-time faculty. In addition, we offer an Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education (a Dual/Joint A.A./B.A. Degree Program in conjunction with Queens College) and several concentration programs within the Associate of Arts Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree Program. For more information see our website at


Bachelor's Degree required.

A Masters’ degree (or higher degree) or equivalent in Criminal Justice or related discipline is preferred.

Other Preferred qualifications include:

1) college level teaching experience in Criminal Justice, especially in a community college setting is strongly preferred; 2) non-academic work experience in Criminal Justice or a related field also strongly preferred; 3) experience with student-centered and high-impact pedagogy (for more information go to; 4) experience with course and/or program assessment; and 5) experience teaching diverse college student populations.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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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Candidates must provide a CV/resume and a cover letter. The cover letter (no more than three pages) should address how your background and experience relate to the preferred qualifications and include a succinct statement of teaching philosophy.


February 8, 2019. Review of resumes to begin January 23, 2019.


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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.

Job Title: Lecturer - Criminal Justice (Department of Social Sciences) Multiple Positions

Job ID: 20006

Location: Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular