Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) -Languages and Literatures

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FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Department of Languages and Literatures at Lehman College, of the City University of New York (CUNY), is conducting a search for a dynamic full-time instructor with a strong background in LOTE [Languages Other Than English] teaching methodologies and/or applied linguistics to teach Spanish, French, or Italian, and to coordinate the department’s elementary and intermediate level language programs. Starting date is Fall 2022. Proficiency and/or ability to teach two of these languages is a plus. As language coordinator, the person hired for this post will be charged with advising and placing students, as well as training and mentoring faculty, overseeing their teaching, and maintaining elementary and intermediate-level language course curricula.

The title of Lecturer at the City University of New York is a “tenure-bearing (certificate of continuous employment) title used for full-time members of the faculty who are hired to teach and perform faculty functions, but do not have a research commitment” (PSC CUNY Contract, Article 11, section 11.1: https://psc-cuny.org/contract/article-11-classification-titles). Lecturers and Lecturers (Doctoral Schedule) at the City University of New York have an annual workload of 24 hours.

Lehman College is a senior college in the City University of New York system that prides itself on its commitment to public urban higher education. Located in the Bronx, the College serves its diverse student body of more than 15,000 students by providing a liberal arts education that prepares them for employment, graduate study, and the professions. The College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

QUALIFICATIONS

Rank of Lecturer on a Doctoral Schedule:

Ph.D. degree and appropriate experience in area of expertise. Also required are the ability to teach effectively and the ability to cooperate productively with others for the good the department, the institution, our faculty, and our students. To be considered, candidates must have the necessary professional qualifications and experience to teach at least one of the following languages: Spanish, French, or Italian. The ability to teach two of these is highly desirable. Expertise in the pedagogical needs of both heritage and second-language learners is highly desirable as well.

Rank of Lecturer:

Bachelor’s degree but Master’s degree (preferred) in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully. Also required are the ability to teach effectively and the ability to cooperate productively with others for the good the department, the institution, our faculty, and our students. To be considered, candidates must have the necessary professional qualifications and experience to teach at least one of the following languages: Spanish, French, or Italian. The ability to teach two of these is highly desirable. Expertise in the pedagogical needs of both heritage and second-language learners is highly desirable as well.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers full-time 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.

Salaries are commensurate with education and experience, and are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule: https://psc-cuny.org/content/salary-schedules-full-time-faculty-and-research-series.

HOW TO APPLY

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Candidates must attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to their application; in addition, candidates should arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent to the chair of the search committee at languages.search@lehman.cuny.edu .

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CLOSING DATE

Please submit completed applications by January 1, 2022 for full consideration. Review of CVs will begin on January 3 and continue until a candidate has been identified.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.


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