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CUNY Associate or Full Professor - Community Health and Social Sciences in New York, New York

Job Title: Associate or Full Professor - Community Health and Social Sciences

Job ID: 20268

Location: CUNY School of Public Health

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) is dedicated to providing cutting edge graduate degree programs and to identifying, designing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives that contribute to social justice. The mission of the school is to promote innovative public health strategic policies to improve the health of populations. CUNY SPH faculty members are recognized leaders in health policy, community health interventions, epidemiology and biostatistics, and public health informatics, among other areas. Faculty and students are actively engaged in promoting healthy cities in a healthy world. CUNY SPH is located in a new vertical campus in the heart of Harlem in New York City.

We are seeking a tenured or tenure-track faculty at the Associate or Full Professor level in in the Department of Community Health and Social Sciences who will provide strategic leadership in a dynamic and growing school to help shape the future public health curriculum, research and practice in New York City and beyond.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Strengthen graduate-level training programs in community health and health policy.

  • Teach graduate courses in community health, bioethics, social and behavioral theories, social marketing, advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods, maternal/child sexual and reproductive health, and/or health equity and social justice.

  • Contribute to existing school research and service initiatives in implementation science, urban food policy, systems and community change, young adult health or help develop new research and practice foci

  • Mentor masters and doctoral students.

  • Contribute to the School’s vision of social justice.

  • Publish high impact research in community health, health policy or health equity and related areas.

  • Seek and obtain extramural funding with multi-disciplinary research teams.

  • Participate in and lead Department, School and University committees and events.


PhD, DrPH, or ScD or equivalent degree is required.

A preferred candidate should have:

  • Doctorate in public health or a related field.

  • At least five years post-doctoral experience.

  • Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching graduate-level public health courses.

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

  • Mentorship of graduate students and supervision of doctoral students.

  • Evidence of independence and autonomy in scholarship.

  • An outstanding publication record in public health and allied fields.

  • Active portfolio of extramurally funded research.

  • Demonstrated track record and commitment to applied research in communities, workplaces, health departments or other non-academic settings.


Salary and position commensurate with education and experience.

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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Applications, including the following, must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website:

  1. Cover letter

  2. Curriculum Vitae


Open until filled with resume review to begin March 16, 2019


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