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Assistant, Assoc or Full Professor of Public Health - 2 Positions (Tenure-track or Tenure) - REVISED

CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Policy
New York City, New York
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Field of specialization
Education, Environmental
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Title:  Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Public Health - 2 Positions (Tenure-track or Tenure) - REVISED

Job ID:                         29785

Location:                     CUNY Graduate School  of Public Health and Health Policy

Full/Part Time:           Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Regular 


The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (SPH) is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. The School works collaboratively toward creating a healthier New York City and healthier populations across the globe. CUNY SPH is a leader in promoting equitable and evidence-based solutions to build healthy communities everywhere.

 Located in the vibrant Harlem neighborhood within the global metropolis of New York City and a vital part of the City University of New York, the world's largest and most diverse urban public university, CUNY SPH is known for its innovative programs and inclusive culture and its commitment to advancing health equity and social justice locally and globally. CUNY SPH aims to create affordable, accessible, and supportive educational opportunities for all, including students from underrepresented communities, working adults, and first-generation scholars. CUNY SPH was been rated the top public school of public health in New York State by the U.S. News & World Report's national rankings for 2023 and was awarded the Harrison C. Spencer Award for Outstanding Community Service in 2021 by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). 

CUNY SPH is seeking to hire two tenure-track/tenured faculty members (open rank) in geospatial information systems, data science, or exposure science, environmental, urban health, or nutrition health sciences to join our multidisciplinary and collaborative department.

We are interested in recruiting two public health teacher-scholar-practitioner-trailblazers who will help shape the future of our school. Successful candidates are expected to have an active research program and area of interest and to play a role in teaching graduate students, student advising, enhancing existing educational programs, obtaining funding in promising research areas, and developing collaborative relationships within CUNY and with external partners. 

These positions are based in New York City and will start in August 2024. 


For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. 


  • At least one year of teaching experience, especially at the master’s or doctoral levels, a track record of scholarly publications and potential for funded research commensurate with the career stage.
  • Expertise in one of the following areas: environmental, nutrition security, geospatial information systems, exposure science including but not limited to the impact of exposures on health outcomes of chronic or infectious diseases, climate change, nutritional epidemiology, urban health, and geospatial effects on human health including but not limited to the application of GIS, big data, artificial intelligence, exposomics, or machine learning computational methods to improve health outcomes.
  • Proficiency in one or more geospatial software suites or statistical software such as ArcGIS, R, or Python.
  • Post-doctoral training is preferred.
  • Strong scholarly productivity, experience, and potential to seek and secure extramural funding.
  • Experience and potential for excellence in multimodal graduate and doctoral instruction and innovative pedagogies
  • Candidates must demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to teaching and to student mentoring, and a willingness to participate in course and program development,
  • Candidates should have the potential to seek and secure extramural funding, and develop and maintain an active research and academic publication agenda in at least one of the fields described above or a closely related field.
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work with others for the good of the institution, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Salary Range: $110,000 - $180,000 per annum.

Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience for a nine-month work year that is paid over the 12-month calendar year.

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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The uploaded curriculum vitae or resume and cover letter must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. 


Open until filled with resume review to begin on March 18, 2024. 


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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.

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