Assistant Professor - Computer Science

CUNY LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, New York
Dec 19, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Assistant Professor - Computer Science 
Job ID: 19954 
Location: LaGuardia Community College 
    Full/Part Time: Full-Time 
    Regular/Temporary: Regular 
    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.

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 Computer Science, at the Assistant Professor level.

Primary responsibilities for Assistant Professor of Computer Science will include teaching a range of computer science (including intro to programming, data structures, information security, web programming, and mobile app development) and math courses, if needed.

The successful candidate will participate in departmental, divisional, and college-wide initiatives, provide academic advisement and student guidance, and contribute to curricula and program development. Appropriate professional development, research and scholarly activities are also expected. 

    Ph.D. in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or equivalent.

Expertise in cyber-security, or computer engineering technology, or mobile and web applications development is highly desirable. Prior teaching experience at the college level. 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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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests. 

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