CUNY Lecturer - Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences in Queens, New York


The department of Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time lecturer position starting in the Fall 2017 semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics and direct the Dietetic Internship program, serve on department and college-wide committees, and be committed to teaching a diverse body of urban students.

The responsibilities for the Director of Dietetic Internship program include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Development of policies and procedures for effectively managing all components of the program and to ensure fair, equitable and considerate treatment of the prospective and enrolled interns.

  • Student recruitment, advisement, evaluation and counseling.

  • Maintenance of program accreditation including timely submission of fees, reports and requests for major program changes.

  • Ongoing review of program curriculum to meet accreditation standards.

  • Communication and coordination with program faculty, preceptors and others involved with the program.

  • Facilitation of processes for continuous assessment of program and student learning outcomes.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited dietetic internship program and the graduate program of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences/ Nutrition Specialization together have approximately 60 students. For a complete description of the department and its programs, go to: To learn more about the Dietetic Internship program, go to:


Bachelor's degree and the ability to teach successfully are the minimum requirements for the Lecturer title.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A registered dietitian with 4 years of full-time experience is strongly preferred. A master’s and/or doctoral degree in nutrition (or a closely related area) is strongly preferred. Teaching experience at college level and previous experience as a Dietetic Internship director or internship preceptor are preferred.


Commensurate with qualifications 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.


Applications must include the following items: 1. Cover letter 2. One page statement of professional interest and teaching philosophy 3. Curriculum vitae including names and contact information for 3 references 4. Copies of publications (if any) and/or educational materials (if any) developed by the candidate 5. Official transcripts of all academic work 6. A minimum of 3 recommendation letters which address the candidate’s ability to teach and direct the dietetic internship program

Candidates MUST submit items 1 to 4 electronically as a single document by visiting CUNY Employment website (instructions below). Applications not submitted at the CUNY website, but emailed/mailed to search committee will not be considered.

Items 5 and 6 should be emailed by the issuing institutions or recommenders to the search committee at

Instructions for submission of items 1 to 4:

  • Go to and click on "Employment"

  • Click on "Search Job Postings"

  • Click on "Employment Opportunities"

  • Search by Job Opening ID number 15958

  • Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST UPLOAD ALL APPLICATION MATERIAL AS ONE DOCUMENT IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING FORMATS: .doc, .docx, .pdf format. Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeApplication. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.


January 14, 2017


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: Queens College

Job Title: Lecturer - Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences

Job ID: 15958

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular