Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Psychology

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Job Title Lecturer or Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) - Psychology

Job ID 27333

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 a highly motivated and innovative candidate to fill a full-time position in Psychology 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 (CCE), which provides job protection comparable to tenure.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching a range of psychology courses, including the introductory courses: First Year Seminar for Psychology and General Psychology, as well as more advanced courses according to interest and need. The teaching load is typically 12 credit hours per semester. It may include morning, evening, or weekend classes and opportunities may exist to teach in the summer. The successful candidate will participate in departmental and college-wide initiatives, provide academic advisement and student guidance, and contribute to program development. While not expected, appropriate professional development, research and scholarly activities are encouraged. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with diverse populations. The ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to fostering inclusivity among culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student populations is required.


Lecturer: Master’s degree in Psychology or related discipline with teaching experience at the college level, required.

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule): Ph.D. degree in Psychology or related discipline with teaching experience at the college level, required.


Candidates who have a strong interest in and/or experience with teaching introductory psychology will be given special consideration. Enthusiasm for working with a diverse, undergraduate student population is 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


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.