Assistant Professor - Department of History

Queens, NY
May 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College


Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

One of the College's greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We are committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action, and strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

As a community college in the CUNY system, Queensborough offers a wide variety of courses for university transfer, general education, preparation for careers, and enrichment. Contractual teaching load is 27 contact hours for the academic year (typically 5/4 course sections); summer optional. Candidates will teach courses in Ancient History, participate in departmental and college activities including committees, course and program assessment, curriculum development and preparation of grants, and provide academic support and advisement for students.

In addition to teaching, faculty members are encouraged to develop specialized courses in their own field of expertise including curriculum development and grants; continued scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion; Candidates will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required. Position to start August 27, 2018.

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For Assistant Professor:

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Prior teaching experience in an academic setting, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Ph.D. Degree in Ancient History or related field in Ancient History.

Strong preference is given to candidates with a concentration in the Roman Period and a specialization in any non-Western Ancient field. Preferred qualifications include: 1) college level teaching experience; 2) experience using instructional technology; 3) experience with course and/or program assessment; and 4) experience teaching diverse college student populations.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience, with a generous benefits package.

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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Candidates must provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


July 23, 2017. Review of resumes to begin June 6, 2017.


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Location: Queensborough CC

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Department of History

Job ID: 16859

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular