Assistant Professor - Biology (Tenure Tr
Job Vacancy Notice

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Biology (Tenure Track)

Job ID: 10621

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Natural Sciences, LaGuardia Community College, seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty vacancy in Biology at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will be a strongly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a firm commitment to excellence in teaching and research. He or she will be required to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: General Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Microbiology. Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology at the college level. The appointee will be expected to participate in developing new courses and improving existing curricula to meet the growing needs of the department and the college. Development of a viable research program and grant writing are expected. Student mentoring is an important component of the duties of faculty and successful candidates will be required to develop research programs that will involve students. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in departmental, college-wide and university-wide initiatives. LaGuardia emphasizes excellent teaching in a student-focused environment: candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to work with a diverse population. Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit to learn more.

The successful candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in Biology or Science Education with excellent teaching credentials. Teaching experience is also required, preferably at the college level. Excellent communication skills as well as a record of ongoing scholarly achievement are important. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, 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. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 10621

Contact Information
Human Resources
CUNY-LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thompson Ave.
Long Island City, 11101