CUNY Assistant Professor - Public Health Education in Queens, New York


The Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance at Queensborough Community College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Fall 2019.

The position requires teaching, research and guidance in Public Health Education. The successful candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions for the good of the institution.

Health Education faculty teach introductory Health Education survey courses as well as additional undergraduate courses. Research and publication are expected for tenure and promotion. Other areas of responsibility include curriculum development, participation in departmental and college-wide activities and committees, such as, grant writing, assessment, faculty development, mentoring student projects, and academic advisement.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

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Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.


Prior teaching experience, demonstrated scholarship or academic achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Areas of teaching will include Health, Behavior and Society, Health and the Nations, Nutrition, Principles and Practices of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health and other public health related courses. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching Nutrition and a minimum of two other courses listed above. The successful candidate will have significant teaching experience with diverse populations. Experience with teaching and learning technologies is preferred.

QCC expect faculty to have a real passion for teaching and engage in scholarship and research in their fields. Preferred candidates for the faculty position would have an established research agenda and be able to take advantage of the substantial 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.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 must provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

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


January 3, 2019. Review of resumes to begin December 19, 2018.


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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.

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Public Health Education

Job ID: 19852

Location: Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular