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CUNY Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Health Communication (Humanities) in Brooklyn, New York

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Health Communication (Humanities)

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NYC College of Technology

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New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Communication with a start date beginning Spring 2023 or Fall 2023.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Communication degree is housed in the Humanities Department, a multi-disciplinary department that also offers courses in art history, Latin American studies, music, world languages, and theatre. We seek a teacher and scholar who will enhance our program through collegiality, collaboration, research, and innovation. We are open to candidates using a range of methodologies in their scholarly endeavors (qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, critical/cultural, etc.) and focusing on any area under the health communication discipline. Teaching responsibilities include entry-level and advanced upper-level health communication program courses.

The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly research resulting in publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and regular involvement, as assigned, in academic advisement. The Assistant Professor will be expected to participate actively in College/University-wide initiatives and function collaboratively in department and College-level efforts, assisting as assigned in providing program and career options to current and potential students, and playing an active role in the creation/development/assessment of department curricula that will support both our existing Health Communication Bachelor of Science degree and any academic minors, new majors or interdisciplinary courses to come.


Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Health Communication, completed by the first day of employment. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Research and publication are required for tenure and promotion.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate has 2 or more years of college-level relevant teaching experience, including the ability to teach our senior research methods course, and excellent written communication skills. The preferred candidate would have a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level; show potential for, and interest in, grant-funded research; and have experience in student advisement or mentorship.

Vaccine Requirement

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


$75,465 - $93,134

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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Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing teaching philosophy and research area, CV/resume and letters of recommendation.


Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after December 12, 2022.


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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.