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Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - History
LaGuardia Community College

Date Posted Sep. 21, 2023
Title Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - History
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
  • History - General

Job Vacancy Notice

Job Title Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - History

Job ID 27334

Location LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular


LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 20,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, located in Long Island City, Queens offers more than 50 degrees and certificates, and more than 65 continuing education programs to educate New Yorkers seeking new skills and careers. As an institution of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his advocacy of underserved populations. Since 1971, LaGuardia’s academic programs and support services have advanced the socioeconomic mobility of students while providing them with access to a high quality, affordable college education. Visit to learn more.

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

Primary responsibilities will include teaching both halves of the US history survey as well as topical introductory level history classes. Priority will be given to candidates who specialize in the history of race and ethnicity in the United States, including the history of Latine and Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and/or Asian Americans. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load, eight courses per academic year. The successful candidate will participate in departmental and college-wide initiatives and demonstrate cooperation with others for the good of the institution; provide academic advisement and student guidance; contribute to curriculum and program development; and participate in appropriate professional development. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with diverse populations.



Lecturer: Master’s degree in History or related field with teaching experience at the college level, required.

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule): Ph.D. degree in History or related field with teaching experience at the college level, required.


Ability to contribute to fostering inclusivity among culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student populations preferred.


For Lecturer: $52,072 - $83,764

For Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule): $56,821 - $88,998


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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Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae (CV) and statement of teaching philosophy.


October 13th 2023


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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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