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Job ID: 7677
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Education and Language Acquisition is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The candidate will be expected to teach various levels of Mandarin Chinese, Heritage Chinese, and modern and classical Chinese literature courses.
The candidate will also be expected to participate in departmental, divisional and college initiatives, engage in program development and student advisement and establish an active and ongoing research agenda in areas of specialization including presentations at professional conferences and scholarly publications.
LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success in educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu  to learn more.
Ph.D. degree in Chinese Literature is required. A minimum of two years' college-level teaching experience in an urban and diverse setting in the U.S. required. The candidate must be knowledgeable of the Pinyin system and both simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Experience in course development, program coordination and teacher-training preferred.
A candidate who is proficient in another Asian language and has experience in teaching Asian literature will be given priority in consideration.
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.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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