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Lecturer - Public and Community Health (Health and Nutrition Sciences)
CUNY Brooklyn College

Date Posted Jan. 4, 2019
Title Lecturer - Public and Community Health (Health and Nutrition Sciences)
University CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Department Health and Nutrition Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Nutrition and Dietetics
    Health Services Management
    Health Education & Promotion
    Health Administration & Policy
    Community Health

Lecturer – Public and Community Health (Health and Nutrition Sciences)
Job ID: 19880
Location: Brooklyn College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences (HNSC) with a starting date in August 2019.

HNSC is an interdisciplinary department with distinct degree programs in health and nutrition, and an ongoing interest in pursuing linkages between both. It is our mission to provide high quality, multidisciplinary teaching, research, and community service to foster an environment of academic excellence and professionalism for students and faculty; advance scientific knowledge relevant to health and nutrition and ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and values to make meaningful contributions. We currently offer a BA degree in Health and Nutrition Sciences, and a BS degree in Health and Nutrition Sciences with concentrations in health science, public health, or thanatology, as well as a an ACEND accredited concentration in foods and nutrition. At the graduate level we offer an MA in Community Health, an MS in Nutrition, and an ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship.

The successful candidate is expected to:
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public and community health to both health and nutrition students
- Assist with the development of new courses and curricula as needed
- Advise and mentor students
- Share responsibility for committee and department assignments

Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, our student body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. The College transforms lives by providing access to outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, and a vibrant general education curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences.

- A Bachelor’s level credential in public or community health, or a related field from an accredited institution
- Ability in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in public or community health is required.

Preferred Qualifications
- A Master’s degree in public or community health
- Experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in public or community health.
- Experience in mentoring or advisement
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: public health; health administration and management; health and nutrition policy; community health education; program evaluation and needs assessment.

Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.
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.

There are two steps to the application process.
STEP ONE – Submit Application by visiting
Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:
- An application letter indicating the Lecturer – Public and Community Health position; and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work would further CUNY’s commitment to diversity.
- Current curriculum vitae
- A teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, syllabuses, peer observations, student evaluations)

STEP TWO – Submit Reference Contact Information by visiting

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3) recommenders.

The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

February 12, 2019

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.

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