Assistant Professor - Speech/Communication (Tenure Track)

Bronx, NY
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


The Humanities Department at Hostos Community College is composed of five units: Black Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Modern Languages, Media Design and Visual and Performing Arts. The Visual and Performing Arts unit includes courses as far ranging as painting and drawing, art history, digital design, animation, public speaking, acting, music, and audio recording. The successful completion of courses in the arts are a useful and, in many cases, essential basis for study in other disciplines. The Visual and Performing Arts unit now offers an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Digital Design and Animation as well as in Digital Music.

Those who elect to earn credits in visual and performing arts will find a variety of approaches to learning that include lecture and studio based classes as well as workshops that allow for the exploration of extracurricular interests or development of career centered skill sets which are vital to the pursuit of employment opportunities.

The Visual and Performing Arts Unit at Hostos Community College seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor for the spring 2017 semester to teach Public Speaking, oversee the basic course, conduct scholarly research and advise students. The successful candidate performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise and shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D in Communication or related field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Terminal degree in area of academic or creative work related to communication and/or pedagogy
  • Successful college level teaching experience with at least three years teaching communication
  • Experience working with bilingual students
  • Experience in providing and maintaining a professional engaging classroom environment
  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours


The salary for this position 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.


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

Please attach your resume, cover letter, three professional references and statement of scholarly interest


Open until filled (Search Reopened)


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


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.

Location: Hostos Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Speech/Communication (Tenure Track)

Job ID: 15681

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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