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[JOB / TEACHING] Assistant Professor – Humanities, LaGuardia Community College

PVN #: 7761
Issue Date: 4/24/2013
Closing Date: 6/21/2013
Department: LaGuardia Community College
Position: Assistant Professor – Humanities
The Department of Humanities invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses in video production (narrative, documentary, TV studio production), Internet video, introduction to New Media, and screenwriting.


Student advisement, curriculum and program development, committee participation, active involvement in co-curricular media program activities, liaise with internship counselor, and ongoing professional development are required. Shared responsibilities include department assignments, including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students’ lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. to learn more.


CONTRACT TITLEAssistant Professor
MFA in video/film production and professional experience in the media/entertainment industry required.


Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred. The ability to teach dynamically and cooperate with others for the good of the institution is required.


HOW TO APPLYApplications should be submitted on-line as follows:

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  2. Navigate to Careers at CUNY located on the left sidebar
  3. Search by Job Opening ID number
  4. Click on the Apply Now button Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume, statement of scholarly interests, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers for three references.


CLOSING DATE06/21/2013
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYWe are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
Commensurate with education and experience.


BENEFITSCUNY 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.