History, Social Science
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
Job Title: Assistant Professor - History (Social Science)
Job ID: 7749
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The multidisciplinary Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, invites applications for a tenure-track position in United States history to begin in September 2013. The field of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of assistant professor. She or he will be expected to teach the US history survey as well as topical introductory-level history classes. Faculty members are expected to support departmental, divisional and college initiatives, pursue an active research and publishing agenda, and engage in professional development activities. The successful candidate will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in her or his area of expertise. She or he will also share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas; create new curriculum and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.
Ph.D. degree in area of expertise or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience and to applicants who will have their Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.
Commensurate with education 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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CLOSING DATE: April 7, 2013
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies