Instructor or Assistant Professor - English (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 6713

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: English

Category: Faculty

Issue Date: October 05 2012

Closing Date: December 04 2012

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Faculty Vacancy Announcement:

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in the Department of English. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Participates actively in departmental affairs, including grant writing and curriculum development, and in college-wide activities related to educational issues and pedagogical practices. Provides academic advisement and assistance for students during the semester. Continued scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion. Some evening and weekend teaching may be required.

We are an innovative Faculty that values pedagogical inquiry and dedication to teaching. Current initiatives include service learning, WAC, learning communities, and linked courses. There are also opportunities to engage in CUNY-wide centers for multi-ethnic literary and cultural studies. There are over 130 language groups among our students, reflective of the diverse population of Eastern Queens. In our commitment to teach writing and literature with a multicultural emphasis, we seek to diversify our course offerings. For more information about the department, visit

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For Assistant Professor:

Ph.D. degree (or earned doctoral degree) in area(s) listed below is required.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

For Instructor:

Master's degree in area(s) listed below and/or active progress toward a Doctorate.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or active progress toward a doctorate, or equivalent, in ethnic literatures: American/African-American/Caribbean/Hispanic/Asian-American, and/or Post-Colonial Studies with an emphasis in literature or composition, first-year writing, journalism, technology-based pedagogy, and/or ethnic literatures. Excellence in undergraduate teaching at a community college strongly preferred, as well as leadership or mentoring in an area related to diversity, inclusivity, ethics, or social responsibility. Teaching and pedagogical research interests in one or more of the following areas: first-year writing, journalism, technology-based pedagogy, and/or ethnic literatures. 


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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Equal Employment Opportunity:
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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