The English Department at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) invites applications for two Lecturer vacanices starting Fall 2020.
The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is an integral part of City University of New York system with the largest college enrollment in the system of over 27,000 students. It is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. Our students come from the New York City area, and all over the world. An international college, BMCC has students from over 155 countries, who speak a variety of languages.
The English Department is undergoing a process of growth and renewal and would like to attract new faculty that will share and contribute to this process through teaching, research and guidance. They will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions for the good of the institution.
English Department faculty teach developmental writing, composition, and literature. Other areas of responsibility include curriculum development, participate in departmental and college-wide activities and committees, such as, grant writing, assessment, faculty development, mentoring student projects, and academic advisement. The qualified candidate must be able to work in either the Day or Evening/Weekend program, as needed by the Department.
Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.
Master's Degree required in English literature, English Education or Composition and Rhetoric or MFA and ability to teach successfully. College teaching experience strongly preferred. Experience in teaching writing and literature to non-traditional urban college students preferred.
Candidates invited for interviews will be expected to conduct a brief teaching presentation.
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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December 25, 2019
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Internal Number: 21447
About Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of 24 colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. BMCC is the borough’s first Community College and the largest college in CUNY, enrolling approximately 27,000 students in degree programs and 12,000 more students in continuing education programs. Students represent 155 countries around the world. BMCC students obtain associate degrees in 31 fields and are instructed by over 414 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs online, in offsite locations, in the evenings, and on weekends. BMCC is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. Community College Week recently ranked the College fifth in the nation for the number of associates degrees awarded to underrepresented groups. It was also ranked #1 in awarding degrees to African-Americans in the Northeast; #2 for awarding associate degrees in business; and # 3 for awarding associate degrees in communications technology, by The U.S.... Department of Education and the Institute of International Education. For more information about BMCC, please visit us at www.bmcc.cuny.edu.