CUNY Assistant or Associate Professor - Biostatistician/Epidemiologist (Tenure-Track) in Brooklyn, New York


Brooklyn College of the City University of New York invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences with expertise in biostatistics and epidemiology. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in biostatistics, research design, and epidemiology as well as other expertise areas to both health and nutrition students; assisting with the development of new courses; developing and maintaining a funded research agenda; consulting with faculty on statistical design and applications; student advisement and research mentoring.

Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, our student body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages. The Health and Nutrition Sciences Department is an interdisciplinary department with distinct degree programs in health and nutrition, and an ongoing interest in pursuing linkages between both. It is our mission to provide high quality, multidisciplinary teaching, research, and community service to foster an environment of academic excellence and professionalism for students and faculty; advance scientific knowledge relevant to health and nutrition and ensure that its diverse students acquire the knowledge, skills, and values to make meaningful contributions. We currently offer a BA in Health and Nutrition Sciences, an ACEND accredited BS in Foods and Nutrition (DPD), a BS in Health Sciences, and a BS in Public Health. At the graduate level we offer an MA in Community Health, an MS in Nutrition, and an ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship.


Successful candidates must possess:

  • A doctorate in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, or a closely related field (e.g., sociology, psychology, anthropology, or urban studies with a health focus)

  • Teaching experience and a passion for teaching with evidence of cultural competency

  • A demonstrated record of productive scholarship

  • An ability to both lead and cooperate with others for the good of the department and institution

  • An ability to work successfully with students and faculty in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural environment

It is also desired that candidates have:

  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: public health; health policy, administration and management; nutrition; aging; program evaluation; maternal, child, reproductive, and sexual health

  • Undergraduate and graduate teaching experience

  • A successful grant portfolio and peer-reviewed publications


Salary commensurate with education and experience All appointments are subject to financial availability.

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.


STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now" To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a recent peer-reviewed article for which the applicant is the primary or single author in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format.

STEP TWO - Go to: All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references.

Please visit the link above and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically email your references a request to submit a letter of recommendation via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.


Review of applications will begin January 25, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.


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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.

Location: Brooklyn College

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Biostatistician/Epidemiologist (Tenure-Track)

Job ID: 15976

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular