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Assistant Professor - English

Employer
CUNY Hostos Community College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 22, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Assistant Professor - English
Job ID: 20757
Location: Hostos Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The English Department at Hostos Community College invites application for multiple tenure- track Assistant Professors to teach composition, literature, and developmental reading and writing as well as conduct scholarly research and advise students.

The English program is designed to enable students to use written and spoken English as a flexible, creative tool to express ideas and to improve their facility with written and spoken language. Emphasis is given to the essentials of English, the nature of the language, writing as communication, and imaginative literature as a vitalizing and humanizing experience. By providing all students with a solid grounding in reading, composition, and critical thinking, English Department courses help students achieve college level proficiency by enabling them to use language as a tool for expressing ideas; think analytically and creatively in academic and career contexts; and read literature with sensitivity and enjoyment.

The specific goals of the English Department are, first, to further develop students’ language and literary skills; second, to give students a liberal arts perspective through the offering of electives; and third, to contribute to the transfer process by offering courses accredited in other institutions. Students are required to demonstrate their achievement of course objectives through essays, research assignments, and other measures of assessment.

Perform teaching, research, and service duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

QUALIFICATIONS
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.

The following qualifications are preferred:
- College level teaching experience in composition and/or literature at the community college or 4-year level
- Demonstrated scholarship or achievement
- Availability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekend hours

COMPENSATION
Salary 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.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigate to the following links: "Employment” and "Search Job Postings"
Please attach CV/resume, cover letter and 1-page statement of teaching philosophy.

CLOSING DATE
August 18, 2019

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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