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Lecturer - English

City University of New York
Bronx, NY
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Lecturer - English

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Hostos Community College

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The English Department at Hostos Community College invites applications for one CCE (Certificate of Continuous Employment) track Lecturer position to teach co-requisite developmental reading and writing courses and composition as well as provide service to the Department, College, and students through committee work and advisement beginning September 2022. The teaching load is 24 credit hours per year.

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 service duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Essential duties require on-campus presence.


Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in English, Comp/Rhet or related field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The following qualifications are preferred:
  • Master's degree in English/Comp Rhet or related field,
  • College-level teaching experience teaching developmental or co-requisite courses in reading and writing at the community college or four-year level.
  • Availability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekend hours and ability to teach in multiple modalities.


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.

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Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigate to the following links: "Employment' and "Search Job Postings"

Please attach CV/resume, cover letter and one-page statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin April 15, 2022.


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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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