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Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Psychology
LaGuardia Community College


Date Posted Mar. 22, 2022
Title Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Psychology
University LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, NY, United States
Department Social Science Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Sciences - Psychology
 
 

Job Title: Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Psychology

Job ID: 23896

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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 Community College please visit www.laguardia.edu.

The Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College is seeking a highly motivated and innovative candidate to fill a full-time position in Psychology at the Lecturer or Lecturer with Doctorate level.  Although lectureships are not tenure-track positions, lecturers who complete five years of service may apply for a Certificate of Continuous Employment (CCE), which provides job protection comparable to tenure.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching a range of psychology courses, including specifically introductory courses; First Year Seminar for Psychology and Introductory Psychology, as well as other advanced courses according to interest and need.  The teaching load is typically 12 credit hours per semester.  It may include evening or morning classes and opportunities may exist to teach in the summer.  The successful candidate will participate in departmental and college-wide initiatives, provide academic advisement and student guidance, and contribute to program development. While not expected, appropriate professional development, research and scholarly activities are encouraged. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with diverse populations. The ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to fostering inclusivity among culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student populations is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS

Doctorate in Psychology (or related field) and teaching experience at the college level, required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates who have a strong interest in and/or experience with teaching introductory psychology will be given special consideration. 

Enthusiasm for working with a diverse, undergraduate student population is 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

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume.

CLOSING DATE

April 17, 2022

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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