Job Title: Lecturer – Health Sciences and Nutrition (Two Positions)

Job ID: 25320

Location: Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences with a starting date in August 2023.


The department of Health and Nutrition Sciences includes the areas of Community and Public Health, Nutrition (clinical, community and biomedical), and Exercise Science. We are an interdisciplinary department with faculty trained in natural, behavioral and social sciences, providing for a multi-level approach to understanding health, and training students for health careers. We endeavor to provide both a population perspective and tools for application of health solutions on a community and personal level.


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, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. The College transforms lives by providing access to outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, and a vibrant general education curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences.


POSITION 1 – Health Sciences

–        Teach courses in a variety of health-related disciplines that may include: drugs and society, women’s health, health communication, introduction to public health, health activism, biological basis of public health or program planning

–        Join a CUNY-wide cohort of new lecturers and engage in a program of ongoing pedagogical development

–        Provide student guidance and mentorship in course and career planning

–        Provide service to the department, College, and University


POSITION 2 – Nutrition

–        Teach a variety of courses related to Foods and Nutrition which may include: Food Science with lab, Foods and Culture with lab; Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition;

–        Participation in managing the Dietetic Internship

–        Join a CUNY-wide cohort of new lecturers and engage in a program of ongoing pedagogical development

–        Provide student guidance and mentorship in course and career planning

–        Provide service to the department, College, and University


Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.



POSITION 1 – Health Sciences


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience teaching in a health-related field at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Ability to teach evening, weekends, face-to-face, and online


  • Potential for excellence in teaching, including online teaching.
  • Three years teaching experience in a health-related field
  • Background in Health Communication, Health Activism, Women’s Health, Program Planning, Biostatistics, or Health Education
  • Master’s degree in Public or Community Health or related field from an accredited institution

POSITION 2 – Nutrition 


  • Master’s degree in Nutrition or related field from an accredited institution
  • Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist credential (RDN)
  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Ability to teach face-to-face, evening, weekends, and online


  • RD Experience in clinical and community nutrition settings
  • Three years of teaching experience in a health-related field


$69,983 – $83,764; Salary commensurate with experience and credentials.


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.




STEP ONE – Submit application online


From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, please visit https://cuny.jobs/brooklyn-college/new-jobs/


Applicants should upload the following in .doc or .pdf 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


STEP TWO – Submit References Contact Information at www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/hrref/?210


All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3) recommenders.


The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.


Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.



Review of applications to begin November 2, 2022 and will continue until filled.



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.