Job Vacancy Notice
Location LaGuardia Community College
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 20,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, located in Long Island City, Queens offers more than 50 degrees and certificates, and more than 65 continuing education programs to educate New Yorkers seeking new skills and careers. As an institution of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his advocacy of underserved populations. Since 1971, LaGuardia’s academic programs and support services have advanced the socioeconomic mobility of students while providing them with access to a high quality, affordable college education. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.
The Natural Sciences Department at LaGuardia Community College offers three undergraduate degree programs: Biology, Environmental Science, and Physical Science. The Department is home to 42 full-time faculty as well as 12 full-time CLTs and expert staff committed to equipping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their professional careers. The Department of Natural Sciences offers science- and non-science majors courses. We offer in-person and online lectures and labs.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Work with faculty and the scientific community to continuously facilitate active learning in higher education through pedagogy and course design.
• Teach courses in in-person, online, or hybrid class formats.
• The Lecturer will be welcome to develop new courses in their area of expertise and participate at all levels in Departmental functions.
• Performs teaching, research, advising, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.
• Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
Master's degree in Biology or related field.
For Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule):
PhD in Biology or related fields or Doctor of Medicine. Demonstrated scholarship and academic achievement.
• A minimum of 3 years of experience demonstrating the ability to teach Anatomy and Physiology.
• Ability to teach other Biology courses, such as General Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and/or General Microbiology.
• Evidence of teaching multi-section courses.
• Evidence of understanding and/or participating in higher education outcomes assessment.
• Experience in using social media and other high-tech outreach for recruitment and enrollment purposes.
• Commitment to helping ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs that center Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
• Highly organized and focused with superior follow-through and attention to detail.
• Strong time management skills and experience meeting multiple project objectives.
• Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
For Lecturer: $52,072 - $69,983
For Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule: $ 56,821 - $75,215
Commensurate with Experience and Credentials.
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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Please include a a cover letter, current and detailed curriculum vitae; a teaching statement describing teaching philosophy, pedagogical approaches, and how one will contribute to the teaching culture of La Guardia Community College; and a diversity statement detailing how the candidate’s teaching, service, and/or scholarship have supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; include any experiences with teaching research in the classroom or related pedagogical tools.
October 27th 2023 (extended)
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CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
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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.