CUNY Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic Program, Spring 2019 in New York, New York


The Department of Allied Health Sciences at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) invites applications for the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position starting Spring, 2019.

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students. With enrollment of nearly 27,000 students, BMCC is the largest of the 25 institutions comprising The City University of New York (CUNY). The College is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. BMCC prides itself on the diversity of our students: over 41% are Hispanic, over 30% are Black or African American, over 30% were born outside the US, and they represent more than 160 countries of origin with over 115 languages spoken. We are an inclusive community that promotes an atmosphere of mutual respect of each member’s ethnicity, gender, age, disability, religion, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin, among other personal characteristics. Collectively we share a belief in the transformative power of education to further the intellectual, economic, and social vitality of individuals and communities—and in the role of community colleges in advancing equity and social justice. BMCC’s motto speaks to this common sense of purpose and possibility: Start Here, Go Anywhere. As we strive to make BMCC the very best it can be— a leading community college nationwide— we are dedicated to building a diverse and talented faculty that is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service within our multicultural and international environment.

The Department of Allied Health Sciences is undergoing a process of growth and renewal and would like to attract new faculty that will share and contribute to this process through teaching, research and guidance in area(s) of Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic. They will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions for the good of the institution.

Allied Health Science faculty teach in the classroom, laboratory and at clinical sites. Research and publication are expected for tenure and promotion. Other areas of responsibility include curriculum development, participate in departmental and college-wide activities and committees, such as, grant writing, assessment, faculty development, mentoring student projects, and academic advisement. The qualified candidate must be able to work in either the Day or Evening/Weekend program, as needed by the Department. The qualified candidate will also serve as the program director.

The program director is responsible for all aspects of the management and delivery of the fully accredited paramedic associate degree program. The Program is fully accredited by (CoAEMSP) and the program director is responsible for maintaining that accreditation and reports to the Chairperson of the Allied Health Sciences Department and to the Paramedic Program Medical Director.

The duties of the program director include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversight, direction, selection and evaluation of EMS faculty and staff.

  • Management of student enrollment in collaboration with appropriate college offices and departments.

  • Preparation and updating of manuals, documents, audio visuals, tests, quizzes, handouts, and other educational materials used in the program.

  • Selection of textbooks and electronic supplements.

  • Prepares reports on student progress including grading, attendance, and other reports as may be assigned by the college or Allied Health Sciences Department.

  • Collaborates with and advises the medical director and department chair of all student related issues including disciplinary actions.

  • Represents the program at all relevant state, local, national EMS committees, agencies, and conferences.

  • Maintains active contact with NYS Department of Health, the National Registry of EMT’s, and CoAEMSP in order to assure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and procedures.

  • Collaborates with program faculty and staff on student related issues.

  • Chairs the Program Advisory Committee and schedules regular meetings; keeps the committee updated on relevant program issues.

  • Develops new clinical partnerships in collaboration with the medical director and clinical coordinator.

  • Actively engages students to identify needs, respond to issues, and ensure optimal learning.

  • Presents lecture, demonstration, and skills sessions as needed. The program director may also function as the lead instructor (CIC) of the paramedic program.

  • Actively pursues continuing education so as to remain current in all issues affecting the EMS profession, paramedic scope of practice, and educational methods.


For Assistant, Associate or Full Professor: Master’s Degree in an appropriate field and (8) eight years professional experience. Strong preference will be given to candidates who possess a Ph.D. For Associate or Full Professor, candidate must have a record of significant achievement in the field.


  • Current certification as a NYS certified paramedic.

  • NYC REMAC certified.

  • Current certification as an American Heart Association ACLS, BCLS and PALS Instructor.

  • Current NYS Certified Instructor Coordinator.

  • Minimum of 5 years EMS education experience at the ALS level.

  • Minimum of 5 years paramedic field experience.

  • Additional qualifications as may be required by CUNY/BMCC for academic rank.

City University of New York and BMCC expect faculty to have a real passion for teaching and engage in scholarship and research in their fields. Ideal candidates for the faculty positions would have an established research agenda and be able to take advantage of the bountiful academic resources and institutions available within the metropolitan New York area and research opportunities within the City University of New York. Significant research release time is available to junior faculty, and peer-refereed publications are a necessary component for tenure and promotion.

Candidates short listed for interviews would be expected to conduct a brief teaching presentation.

Experience with teaching and learning technologies preferred. Experience teaching non-traditional urban college students preferred. Ability to meet the current qualifications of The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession (CoAEMSP) to function as the BMCC Paramedic Program Director.


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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December 31, 2018


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Job Title: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic Program, Spring 2019

Job ID: 19805

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Regular/Temporary: Regular