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Hostos Community College, CUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - English (Multiple Positions)[]

The English Department at Hostos Community College invites application for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professors to teach composition, literature, and developmental reading and writing; conduct scholarly research and advise students.

The English program is designed to enable students to use written and spoken English as a flexible, creative tool to express ideas and to improve their facility with written and spoken language. Emphasis is given to the essentials of English, the nature of the language, writing as communication, and imaginative literature as a vitalizing and humanizing experience. By providing all students with a solid grounding in reading, composition, and critical thinking, English Department courses help students achieve college level proficiency by enabling them to use language as a tool for expressing ideas; think analytically and creatively in academic and career contexts; and read literature with sensitivity and enjoyment.

The specific goals of the English Department are, first, to further develop students’ language and literary skills; second, to give students a liberal arts perspective through the offering of electives; and third, to contribute to the transfer process by offering courses accredited in other institutions. Students are required to demonstrate their achievement of course objectives through essays, research assignments, and other measures of assessment.

Perform teaching, research, and service duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in English or related field or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The following qualifications are preferred:

College level teaching experience in composition and/or literature at the community college or 4-year level

Demonstrated scholarship or achievement: Availability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekend hours

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"

Please submit CV/resume, cover letter and 1-page statement of teaching philosophy.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled - Reopened


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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.

Job Title: Assistant Professor - English

Job ID: 18491

Location: Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Palomar College (San Marcos, CA) - TT Asst. Professor - English (Multiple Positions)[]

The Assistant Professor, English (Two Positions) is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline of English. Specifically, these courses may include: college composition; co-requisite support for college composition (partially developmental); advanced composition and critical thinking; literature; and creative writing. The required course load is fifteen units per semester.

The Palomar College English Department is a highly democratic, egalitarian, collegial group of dedicated and creative teachers, writers, and academics. Full-time faculty members have equal opportunity (not based on seniority) to teach our full range of course offerings, select their own texts for all courses, and design their own “popular” or theme-based literature classes. We also publish an award-winning literary magazine and webzine, Bravura, coordinate a lively English Majors group, and operate a Writing Center. We have recently partnered with the state-funded transfer-bound programs, the Umoja Community and the Puente Project.

Teaching assignments will include day, evening, and/or weekend classes at the San Marcos campus and/or off-campus locations as part of contract responsibilities, as well as distance education classes. Full-time faculty are expected to participate fully in departmental activities and college governance and hold regular office hours.

In addition to the teaching responsibilities, other duties include maintaining regular office hours, developing curriculum, program review and planning, developing and assessing student learning outcomes, and participating in department activities and college governance. Related duties include the following:
• Delivering instruction in accordance with the course objectives and learning outcomes set for the course, including practical skills, methods, theories and techniques.
• Developing and managing course curriculum, syllabus materials and lesson plans.
• Attending and participating in faculty meetings and/or departmental curricular meetings and events.
• Facilitating part time faculty evaluations.


Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through c):
a) A Master’s in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition.
b) A Master’s in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism AND a Bachelor’s in any of the above.
c) A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (, if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.

Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at

Position requires cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. A Master’s degree or Doctorate in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition.
2. Experience teaching college composition, including working with developmental students.
3. Experience teaching literature.
4. Evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in English and its instructional program.
5. Understanding of and commitment to the mission of community colleges or similar open-admissions institutions.
6. Commitment to a student learning-centered college.
7. Knowledge of California state educational initiatives that impact teaching and learning.


Starting salary range: $60,900.42 – $96,764.88 annually.

Academic training and teaching experience will form the basis for salary computation as determined by placement on the regular salary schedule of the College. A maximum of step 8 at the appropriate salary grade will be awarded to new faculty. For a salary estimate, visit and use the links in the Full-time Faculty section.


• This position is expected to start in the Fall 2019 semester (August 15, 2019). • Candidates selected for interviews will be required to interview in person at the College. Interviews will require a live teaching demonstration. • Please include three professional letters of recommendation for this position. Letters must be submitted by February 4, 2019, one week after the position closes. See “Reference Letters” section of the application for details. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that letters of recommendation are submitted by the due date.

CLOSING DATE: 01/28/2019



Job Title: Assistant Professor - English

Job ID:

Location :Palomar  College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Deadline: 01/28/2019

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