Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Modern Language (Spanish)

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 Job Title                    Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Modern Language (Spanish)

 Job ID                         24117

 Location                     LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time          Full-Time

 Regular/Temporary   Regular



Founded in 1971 in Long Island City, Queens, LaGuardia Community College is one of seven community colleges of the City University of New York/CUNY. In 2019, LaGuardia served over 30,000 students in pre-college, associate degree, and continuing education programs. Major areas of study include Health Sciences, STEM, Business and Technology, and Liberal Arts. Consistent with the diversity of Queens, 56 percent of LaGuardia students are born outside of the United States. More than half are first-generation college students. Sixty-nine percent live in Queens; the rest come from Brooklyn and beyond. Virtually all LaGuardia students are ethnic minorities (88 percent), 58 percent are women, and 31 percent are over the age of 25. Forty-eight percent of LaGuardia students are Hispanic, making the college a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). Sixty-six percent of LaGuardia students receive financial aid. Slightly less than half attend part-time, often because they need to work to support their families. LaGuardia ranked fifth among U.S. community colleges in economic mobility – moving low-income students into the middle class and beyond – in a 2017 Stanford University study. For more information about LaGuardia please visit www.laguardia.edu.

The Department of Education and Language Acquisition at LaGuardia Community College invites applicants for a Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) position in Spanish, beginning in Fall 2022. In addition to teaching, the Lecturer will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Candidates must have a Baccalaureate degree in Spanish or a related field. The candidate should have training in second language pedagogy, a minimum of two years of experience teaching Spanish as a second or heritage language at the college level, assessing language programs, and supervising language laboratory and teaching faculty. Also required is evidence of successful teaching. Previous teaching experience in bilingual education and/or language area administration is also a plus. The successful candidate will teach Spanish courses at the beginning, intermediate and heritage levels, supervise adjuncts teaching those Spanish courses, lab personnel, and interact with other language area coordinators for scheduling purposes. (Revised)

For Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule):

Candidates holding a doctoral degree will be appointed at the Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) grade. 


For the Lecturer position, an M.A. in Spanish language or a related field is strongly preferred.


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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May 13, 2022


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