CUNY Assistant Professor - Health & Human Services in Queens, New York


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.

LaGuardia Community College seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health & Human Services. This appointment will begin in fall 2017. General responsibilities for this position include teaching courses in introductory Community Health and a theory/practice course such as Heath Behavior Change or Counseling & Motivational Interviewing. Depending on the candidate's area of interest and expertise, other course assignments may include: Social Welfare & Policy, Social Gerontology, Community Organization & Development, Human Sexuality, Drug & Behavior, HIV/AIDS Science & Society, Epidemiology, and Health & Diversity. This position will also share responsibility for student advising and guidance to prepare graduates for the various career paths available in human services, social work, counseling, human relations, gerontology, psychology, public health, and community health education. Tenure track faculty share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, in addition to professional activities in area(s) of expertise (e.g., publication, service).


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience (e.g, Health Education, Psychology, Public Health, Social Welfare) 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. MSW, LCSW in New York State or MPH with MCHES preferred. Qualified individuals must demonstrate competency through prior teaching experience, applied practice, publications and/or research.


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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April 11, 2017


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Location: LaGuardia Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Health & Human Services

Job ID: 16360

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular