FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTThe Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professorship beginning Fall 2018. Candidates must have an active record of research/scholarship/creative works, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teach courses in undergraduate and graduate early childhood and childhood programs to prepare teachers to teach linguistically diverse children across the curriculum, birth-grade 6. Advise students in these programs; engage in research and scholarly writing; develop and submit proposals for funded projects; collaborate within and across traditional program boundaries and with local day care centers, nurseries, and elementary schools through school-college partnerships and field-based courses. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in bilingual education and additional curriculum areas in early childhood and childhood education; advise students; provide service to the department, college, university, and community; i.e. committee, administrative, supervisory, and other assignments normally associated with a full-time faculty appointment; day and evening teaching will be required.The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 21 hours (7 courses) per year and although the college is predominantly teaching focused, faculty at Lehman are active in research, scholarship and creative works. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty over the first five years for scholarly development and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.QUALIFICATIONSPh.D. or terminal degree in Early Childhood/Childhood Education or a related academic field is required on commencement of the appointment. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.Preferred Qualifications:Earned Doctorate in related field, academic and teaching experience with emergent bilingual learners (EBLs) at the early childhood and childhood levels in urban settings, emerging research and scholarly writing program, contribution at national/international conferences, and ability to integrate technology into instruction, advisement, and other areas of professional work.COMPENSATIONSalaries are 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 APPLYVisit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).For technical issues:Contact the service desk by email: email@example.com. If you can, provide screenshots. Please do not provide your User Account password; it is not needed to investigate any issue.For other questions:For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the Human Resources department: Recruiting@lehman.cuny.edu.CLOSING DATEReview of CVs will begin on September 1, 2017 and continue until a candidate has been identified.JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: FacultyEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY 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.*Location: * Lehman College*Job Title: * Assistant or Associate Professor - Early Childhood and Childhood Education*Job ID: * 16958*Full/Part Time: * Full-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
Lehman College serves the Bronx and the surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. The College is named after Herbert H. Lehman, who was governor of New York State, a U.S. Senator, and an internationalist. His values of dedicated public service continue to guide the College today. Lehman has always been a commuter campus that prides itself on its diversity and commitment... to multicultural understanding. Now, the College looks forward to providing a residential experience to attract a wider range of students and lead to the development of new learning communities to enhance student success.Already known for its outstanding faculty, dedicated staff, superb library, art gallery, theaters, speech and hearing clinic, and athletic facilities, the College will build a new state of the art, environmentally “green” science facility that will invigorate faculty and student research as well as prepare Lehman students for science-based careers. Service learning and internship opportunities will be further developed to foster the engaged citizenship and commitment to public service embodied in its namesake, Herbert H. Lehman.