The Health Education Department at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) invites applications for an Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position starting Fall 2020.

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students. With enrollment of nearly 27,000 students, BMCC is the largest of the 24 institutions comprising The City University of New York (CUNY). The College is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. BMCC prides itself on the diversity of our students: over 41% are Hispanic, over 30% are Black or African American, over 30% were born outside the US, and they represent more than 160 countries of origin with over 115 languages spoken. Collectively we share a belief in the transformative power of education to further the intellectual, economic, and social vitality of individuals and communities—and in the role of community colleges in advancing equity and social justice. BMCC’s tag line speaks to this common sense of purpose and possibility: Start Here, Go Anywhere. As we strive to make BMCC the very best it can be— a leading community college nationwide— we are dedicated to building a diverse and talented faculty that is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service within our multicultural environment.

The Health Education Department is undergoing a process of growth and renewal and would like to attract new faculty that will share and contribute to this process through teaching, research and guidance in area(s) of Health Education, Community Health and Public Health. They 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 upper level undergraduate courses including: Consumer Health, Aging and Health, Drug Use in American Society. 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.

The qualified candidate must be able to work in either the Day or Evening/Weekend program, as needed by the Department.



For Assistant, Associate or Full Professor:

Ph.D. or equivalent in community health, public health or other health related fields. Main area of teaching will be Substance Abuse, Gerontology, Health Services Administration and other community/public health related courses. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have significant teaching experience with diverse populations. Evening/weekend schedule may be required. Experience with teaching and learning technologies preferred.

For Associate or Full Professor, candidate must have a record of significant achievement in the field. Three years college teaching experience preferred.

For Instructor:

Master’s degree or equivalent in community health, public health or other health related fields. Must be enrolled in a Doctorate program. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, an interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the college. Persons appointed in the instructor title are only eligible for five (5) annual appointments. Appointments to a professorial title subsequent to service as an instructor will only be considered if the candidate has obtained the qualifications for professorial ranks as stated above. Instructors with ABD preferred. Further, experience with teaching and learning technologies preferred.

City University of New York and BMCC expect faculty to have a real passion for teaching and engage in scholarship and research in their fields. Ideal candidates for the faculty positions would have an established research agenda and be able to take advantage of the bountiful 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.

Candidates short-listed for interviews would be expected to conduct a brief teaching presentation and submit a diversity statement.

How to Apply



April 8, 2020

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Borough of Manhattan Community College is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students. Working closely with organizations across New York City and beyond, we prepare students from around the globe for degree completion, successful transfer, career achievement, lifelong learning, and civic participation.

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