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  Job Title: Assistant Professor- Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
  Job ID: 17758
  Department: Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
  Location: Queens College

The Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences at Queens College-CUNY announces a tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or related areas, starting in Fall 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and exercise sciences, and physical education; conduct research in exercise physiology, kinesiology and health or related areas; establish an independent record of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and funded research. Service on professional, department and/or college-wide committees is required.
Often referred to as “the Jewel of the CUNY system," Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school setting in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions. CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply.

With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as: The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.​



Doctorate in exercise physiology, kinesiology or related area required with a background in the study of human exercise responses or performance from a metabolic, cardiovascular, environmental, muscular, movement control, epidemiology and/or nutritional perspective preferred.  Continuous record of scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publication and/or funded research.  Experience in related field college teaching and post-doctoral research is also preferred.​



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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CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
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