Assistant Professor - English (3 positions)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Apr 29, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9364

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The English Department at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), a comprehensive college of the City University of New York, invites applications for tenure-track positions. City Tech is the designated college of technology of the City University of New York, and offers associate and bachelor's degree programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. Located in downtown Brooklyn, the College is convenient to Manhattan and mass transit. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor's (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college. 

The English Department offers general education courses in composition and literature, as well as courses in developmental reading and writing and in English as a second language. The department is dedicated to advancing student success and encourages its faculty to become involved in innovative educational approaches, including utilizing technology to enhance student achievement and promoting learning communities. Faculty members work collaboratively with other departments to sponsor an annual Literary Arts Festival, roundtable discussions, and other enrichment activities.  A bachelor of science degree in technical and professional writing is currently in development. 

We are especially interested in candidates with a strong record of teaching, publication, and service.  In addition to teaching and scholarly work leading to publications and presentations, responsibilities include advisement, curriculum development, and departmental, college-wide, and university-wide administrative and/or committee assignments.


Ph.D.or equivalent in rhetoric and composition, linguistics, literature, or English education required with substantial experience teaching composition, developmental writing, developmental reading, and/or English as a Second Language in a college setting. ESL applicants should be familiar with language assessment and computer assisted language learning.


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.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with review of resumes to begin 11/14/13.


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