Assistant Professor – Languages and Literatures Lehman College, CUNY

Assistant Professor – Languages and Literatures Lehman College, CUNY

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

– Teach undergraduate courses in Spanish at all levels for the Department of Languages and Literatures.

– Provide student advisement and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

Lehman College, a senior college of the City University of New York, offers both undergraduate and graduate programs.  Its campus is located in the Northwest Bronx in New York City, convenient to Manhattan, Westchester, and Rockland Counties, and New Jersey. Faculty will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Lehman College based centers and institutes on research and other projects of scholarly interest.

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.

Ph.D. in Spanish required; native proficiency in Spanish and English strongly preferred; expertise in Latin American poetry strongly preferred. Additionally, experience teaching Spanish for business majors course is preferred. Interest or experience in on-line teaching preferred.

COMPENSATION

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

Visit http://www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of CVs to begin September 10, 2013.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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