Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Political Science

Job Title: Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Political Science

Job ID: 27331

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 20,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, located in Long Island City, Queens offers more than 50 degrees and certificates, and more than 65 continuing education programs to educate New Yorkers seeking new skills and careers. As an institution 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 advocacy of underserved populations. Since 1971, LaGuardia’s academic programs and support services have advanced the socioeconomic mobility of students while providing them with access to a high quality, affordable college education. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.


The Social Science Department at LaGuardia Community College is seeking highly motivated and innovative candidates to fill one full-time position in Political Science at the Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) level. Although lectureships are not tenure-track positions, lecturers who complete five years of service may apply for a Certificate of Continuous Employment, which provides job protection comparable to tenure.


Primary responsibilities will include teaching U.S. Power and Politics and other political science courses according to interest and need. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load, eight courses per academic year. The successful candidate will participate in departmental and college-wide initiatives and demonstrate cooperation with others for the good of the institution; provide academic advisement and student guidance; contribute to curriculum and program development; and participate in appropriate professional development. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with diverse populations.



Lecturer: Master’s degree in Political Science with teaching experience at the college level, required.


Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule): Ph.D. degree in Political Science with teaching experience at the college level, required.



Ability to contribute to fostering inclusivity among culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student populations preferred.



For Lecturer: $52,072 - $83,764

For Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule): $56,821 - $88,998


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 cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) and statement of teaching philosophy



October 13th 2023



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