Instructor or Assistant Professor - World History

Queens, NY, USA
Sep 20, 2018
Sep 22, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

The History Department at Queensborough Community College seeks a talented teacher, researcher and scholar to fill a vacant position in World History. The successful candidate will teach courses in Modern World History (1500 to the present), with the ability to teach Modern Western Civilization. Applicants with specialization in World history are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are encouraged to develop specialized courses in their own field of expertise; to participate in departmental and college responsibilities including curriculum development and grant applications; and provide mentoring and advisement to students. The successful candidate is required to perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise, and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required. For Instructor title, scholarly activities are required for continued appointment. For Assistant Professor rank, scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion. Position to start Spring 2019.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university's mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College's greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

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The History Department at Queensborough Community College seeks applicants interested in a career in an institution that promotes excellence in teaching as well as scholarly research. The Department has 10 full-time faculty who are fully engaged in widely diverse fields of historical scholarship. More information about the History Department may be found at


For Assistant Professor:
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.

For Instructor:

Master's degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, 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.

Preferred Qualifications include:

College level teaching experience with strong preference for community college teaching experience;
An innovative perspective and non-traditional approach to pedagogy preferred;


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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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Candidate must provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


September 20, 2018. Review of resumes to begin September 5, 2018.


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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.

*Job Title:* Instructor or Assistant Professor - World History

*Job ID:* 19226

*Location:* Queensborough CC

*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time

*Regular/Temporary:* Regular