CUNY Assistant Professor - Health Education in Bronx, New York


The Hostos Community College Education Department's mission is to advance knowledge centered on research and grounded in practice for the fields of Teacher Education, Community Health Education, Gerontology, and Physical Education to prepare competent, caring, effective practitioners. Embracing a global perspective to address the needs of all learners, the Education Department nurtures students by providing experiential learning and service opportunities to the community; fosters a holistic approach to teaching and learning by helping students develop intellectual, communication, and workplace skills that provide a strong background to further students’ career and education goals; and promotes faculty engagement in research and community service.

The Health Education Unit of the Education Department seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor starting the spring 2017 semester. The position will carry out teaching, research and guidance duties in related area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Doctorate in Health Education, Health Behavior, Health Psychology, Public Health, Community Health or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Teaching experience in College/University level

  • Ability to teach health and nutrition courses

  • Successful evidence of scholarly activities and record of extramural funding

  • Experience in working with diverse populations especially undeserved populations

  • Knowledge and experience in administration in higher education

  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours


The salary for this position 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.


Applicants must apply online by visiting the CUNY website at and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings."

Please attach resume, cover letter, three professional references and statement of scholarly interest.


November 19, 2016


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


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.

Location: Hostos Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Health Education

Job ID: 15629

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular