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28 May 2019

Full-Time Assistant Professor – Theatre

CUNY LaGuardia Community College  New York, United States

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Job Description

Job ID: 20635
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part 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 championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.

The Humanities Department at LaGuardia Community College is seeking a highly motivated and innovative candidate for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor to continue building an award winning theatre program. Primary responsibilities include teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. The successful candidate will contribute to our diverse community through their teaching, research, creative work and service. The Assistant Professor shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. They must be available to direct one production per academic year. The preferred candidate will also possess the ability to be flexible and adaptable in using spaces that are shared with other departmental programs and the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, the professional theatre on campus. The Theatre Program at LaGuardia Community College also has a rich tradition of working with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The preferred candidate will have a working knowledge of the festival and will be able to contribute to LaGuardia’s future participation at the festival at both, the regional and national levels.

M.F.A. or Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

– Two year minimum teaching experience at the collegiate level
– Must have experience directing theatre and teaching in any of these capacities: Devised Theatre, Theatre Management or Arts Administration and Leadership.

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 CV/resume, teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation.

June 22, 2019

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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 Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: education, teaching, and theatre. States: New York.

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