Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences (HNSC) with a starting date of August 2018.
Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply.
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. The College and the Health and Nutrition Sciences Department are committed to enhancing and supporting a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff.
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 in Health and Nutrition Sciences, an ACEND accredited BS in Foods and Nutrition (DPD), and BS in Health Sciences, and a BS in Public Health. At the graduate level we offer an MA in Community Health, an MS in Nutrition, and an ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in human nutrition, nutritional chemistry, and vitamin and mineral metabolism
Assist with the development of new courses as needed
Develop and maintain a funded research agenda
Student advisement and research mentoring
Lead and cooperate with others for the good of the department and institution, including committee assignments.
A doctorate in nutrition or in a related field, with expertise in micronutrients.
Experience in teaching Undergraduate and Graduate courses
A demonstrated record of productive scholarship
Working successfully with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment
Serving as a role model for all students
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: public health; health policy; program evaluation; needs assessment
A successful grant portfolio and peer-reviewed publications
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.
HOW TO APPLY
(1) Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:
An application letter indicating the desired 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 will further CUNY’s commitment to diversity.
Current curriculum vitae
A peer-reviewed article for which the applicant is the primary or single author.
(2) Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders on the Brooklyn College Online Recommendation System.
Visit http://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/ for more information and instructions to apply. Please note there are two steps to the application process. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.
December 31, 2017
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
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.