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Assistant Professor in Childhood Education - Early Childhood and Childhood Education in Bronx, New Y

City University of New York
United States
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Dec 2, 2023

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Assistant Professor in Childhood Education - Early Childhood and Childhood Education in Bronx, New York

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Lehman College

Full/Part Time



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The Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education at Lehman College invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Childhood Education beginning Fall 2024.

Position Description and Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate one of the Childhood teacher education programs in the department; teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses using multiple modalities (online and hybrid) in multiple areas of childhood education with a focus on STEAM; supervise teacher candidates in schools, participate in recruitment and advisement of undergraduate and graduate teacher education candidates provide service to the department, school, and college. The teaching load is 18 hours per academic year.

The College and Department

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 a four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

The School of Education prepares educators, school leaders, and school counselors, who go on to careers in both public and private institutions. Programs are offered in a variety of specializations including Advanced and Dual Certificates in Special Education and Bilingual Education, School Building Leadership, Literacy, and TESOL.

The Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education houses a variety of outstanding and nationally accredited graduate degree programs, with each culminating in a master's degree or an advanced certificate, and most leading to New York State Certification. The department maintains strong relationships with regional schools through a Professional Development network.

Our faculty are committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching and are recognized for their work with Bronx and urban schools, districts, nonprofits and other community organizations, and strive to provide transformational learning experiences for our graduate students. They are dedicated to anti-racist practices and uplifting the community. They are experienced in meeting the needs of adult learners and are dedicated to mentoring, motivating, and supporting our graduate students through consistent advisement, engaging instruction, continuous program improvement, and career placement.


Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree in Education or closely related field ) from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in teaching in educational settings that serve teachers and children.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience in undergraduate and/or graduate-level teaching, through in-person, hybrid, and online modalities.
  • Experience and ability to teach courses in one or more of the STEAM areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to the candidate who has: (1) demonstrated ability in teaching college level courses in one of the disciplines of Childhood teaching methods, in particular, STEAM; (2) teaching experience in diverse childhood settings; (3) demonstrated commitment to social justice, multi-modal learning, anti-racist pedagogies, multilingualism, and culturally and linguistically responsive and sustaining pedagogy; (4) demonstrated ability to collaborate with educators and community members; and (5) Ability to speak more than one language


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. Salary range is $90,375-$93,134.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.In addition to submitting your application via CUNYfirst, candidates should also provide a cover letter and CV to: Dr. Nancy Dubetz


The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is identified.


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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.

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