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CUNY Lecturer - Doctoral Schedule (Educational and Community Programs) in Queens, New York

Lecturer - Doctoral Schedule (Educational and Community Programs)

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Queens College

Full/Part Time





Often referred to as “the jewel of the CUNY system,” Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions.

With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.

The Graduate Programs in Special Education (GPSE) are housed in the Department of Educational and Community Programs (ECP), a multidisciplinary graduate department in the Division of Education at Queens College, CUNY. We are seeking candidates for a Doctoral Lecture position in special education, beginning in the fall of 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill teaching and related duties, advise program students, and participate in curriculum development and program initiatives.

The mission of the GPSE is to prepare educators and scholars to effectively teach and support people with disabilities to be self-determined, included, and respected members of their schools and communities. The GPSE are also committed to influencing research, practice, and policy related to people with disabilities at the international, national, state, and local levels.

This appointment includes expectations for teaching undergraduate level special education foundations courses, engaging in program development, and be an active member of the program faculty. As well, the candidate will be expected to provide academic advisement to GPSE candidates and service to GPSE, the department (ECP), and the College. For more information about our program, please visit our website at


An earned doctoral degree in special education or a related field and teaching experience in supporting students with disabilities. Candidates should have expertise in special education curriculum and instruction. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply if their degrees will be confirmed before or by the starting date of this position.

It is highly desirable that candidates have (a) knowledge and/or experience in urban, multiethnic and multicultural settings; and (b) postsecondary special education teacher preparation program; foundations in special education (i.e., historical and sociological treatment of people with disabilities, special education law, adapting curriculum and instruction, understanding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), participating in IEP meetings, advocacy and collaboration).


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 should provide a CV, cover letter that addresses minimum and preferred qualifications, a list (names and contact information) of 3 professional references.


Open until filled with review to begin April 30, 2022


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