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Assistant Professor - Education

Position Deleted on 4/28/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Queens, NY
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education - Secondary Education
Application Due:
Full Time
Job Vacancy Notice
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Education
Job ID: 7676
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Department of Education and Language Acquisition is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in foundations of education and/or language and literacy in education in the Childhood Education and/or Secondary Education Programs.

The candidate will also be responsible for advising and mentoring students, supervising fieldwork, and participating in programmatic assessment. Successful candidate will be expected to establish an active and ongoing research agenda in areas of specialization including presentations at professional conferences and scholarly publications.

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 by 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 curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit to learn more.

Doctorate in Elementary Education, Secondary Education or related fields (e.g., reading education, social foundations of education) is required. Candidate must have at least 2 years of college-level teaching experience in an urban setting. Experience in urban public schools is required. Evidence of superior teaching and active participation in a professional organization, preferably AREA, AESA, AECI, IRA, or NCTE and working knowledge of NCATE standards for teacher preparation programs expected. Experience in program coordination is preferred. Strong research interest and expertise in urban education desirable.

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.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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CLOSING DATE: 04/26/2013

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

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