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CUNY Lecturer - Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance (Multiple Positions) in Queens, New York

Lecturer - Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance (Multiple Positions)

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Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time





The Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York provides rigorous academic programs in Nutrition, Public Health, Movement Science, Dance, Massage Therapy and Emergency Medical Technician. Our programs prepare students for further studies at the baccalaureate level and for careers in their respective field. The Department is seeking applications from accomplished lecturers in Health Education to provide excellence in teaching, and service to the Department and College. As a community college in the CUNY system, our diverse student population primarily takes general education and lower division courses for university transfer. The teaching workload will not exceed 24 hours for the academic year. The selected candidates will teach health education and interdisciplinary courses for programs in Nutrition, Public Health, Movement Science and general education. Participate in Departmental and College activities including committees, course and program assessment, and curriculum development. Provide academic support and advisement for students. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required. Position to start in Fall 2022.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is dedicated to recruiting and retaining professionals who share the College’s commitment to equity. 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 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.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise

  • Serves in department and college assessment

  • Mentors department student majors

  • Supports efforts to facilitate department-sponsored health lecture series

  • Supports efforts to promote student recruitment and retention

  • Actively participates in ongoing department and college committees, events and activities

  • Available to teach night and weekend hours as neededCandidates 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 the tri-state area.


Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A master’s level or doctoral level degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Health Education or related field

  • Credentialed as an RD, MPH, DrPH, CHES/MCHES and/or other healthcare license or certification

  • Experience teaching undergraduate Health Education courses (at least 2 years), preferably at the community college level

  • Experience working in diverse communities and/or with diverse students

  • Demonstrated use of technology for online and in-person teaching and learning environments

  • Demonstrated use of a diverse range of effective instructional strategies

  • Ability to work collaboratively

  • Effective written and oral communication skills


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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May 25, 2022.

Review of resumes to begin immediately.


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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.