Queensborough Community College, History
Instructor or Assistant Professor - American History
|Institution Type:||Two-Year College|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
Faculty members are encouraged to develop specialized courses in their own field of expertise; including curriculum development and grants; provide academic support and advisement for students; share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required.
As a community college in the CUNY system, Queensborough offers a wide variety of courses for university transfer, general education, preparation for careers, and enrichment. Contractual teaching load is 27 contact hours for the academic year (typically 5/4 course sections); summer optional. Teach courses in American History. Participate in departmental and college activities including committees, course and program assessment, curriculum development and preparation of grants. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required. Position to start August 25, 2016.
For more information, please see the department's website at www.qcc.cuny.edu/History
For Assistant Professor:
Ph.D. Degree in History from a regionally accredited institution is required with a concentration on American History and an emphasis on pre-1877 period. Specialty in African American history strongly preferred. Expertise in a non-Western field desirable.
Ph.D. Degree in area(s) of experience 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.
Scholarly activities required for tenure and promotion.
Preferred qualifications include: 1) strong preference for community college teaching experience; 2) documented scholarly activity including publication history; 3) experience using instructional technology; 4) experience with course and/or program assessment; and 5) experience teaching diverse college student populations.
Master's Degree in American History; emphasis on pre-1877 period; and significant progress towards a Doctorate. Also required is the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Documented progress towards completion of Doctorate required for continued appointment.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a generous benefits package.
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 in order to be considered.
In addition to the curriculum vitae, please provide the following:
- A cover letter (no more than three pages) addressing how your background and experience relate to the preferred qualifications;
- A statement of teaching philosophy;
- A statement of research and/or scholarly interests.
October 20, 2015. Review of resumes to begin September 4, 2015.
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies