Instructor or Assistant Professor - Economics

Queens, NY
Jan 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




The multidisciplinary Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College is hiring for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor/Instructor in Economics. The successful candidate is expected to teach introductory economics courses. Teaching interests in Urban Economics, International Economics, Money and Banking and/or Business Statistics are preferred. Faculty members are expected to support departmental, divisional, and college initiatives and to engage in professional development, research, student advisement and scholarly activities.

The successful candidate will perform teaching, research, and guidance duties in the specific area of expertise, and will also share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

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.


For Assistant Professor:

Ph.D. degree in Economics or equivalent by August 2017. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated engagement in scholarship, and the ability to work with a diverse student population.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2017.

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, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The candidate must have teaching 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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Location: LaGuardia Community College

Job Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor - Economics

Job ID: 16104

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular




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