Assistant Professor - Engineering

Queens, NY
Jan 30, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




The Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science Department at LaGuardia Community College is seeking highly motivated and innovative candidates to fill a tenure-track position in Engineering , at the Assistant Professor level.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching a full range of mathematics, and engineering technology courses (from basic algebra to differential equations, and from intro to engineering, manufacturing processes, electromagnetic devices to thermodynamics) and participation in departmental, divisional, and college-wide initiatives. The successful candidate will also provide academic advisement, student guidance and contribute to curricula and program development. Appropriate professional development, research and scholarly activities are also expected.

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part 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 championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.


Ph.D. degree civil, electrical, mechanical, environmental engineering or equivalent. Prior teaching experience at the college level including technical and laboratory courses; experience with curriculum development. Ability to teach successfully, experience in student mentorship and guidance, demonstrated scholarly achievement, and ability to collaborate with others.


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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Location: LaGuardia Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Engineering

Job ID: 16040

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular