Assistant Professor - Natural Sciences


The Natural Sciences Department at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College is currently seeking applicants with expertise in the interdisciplinary study of food, food systems, food production and distribution, food culture and food and health, to teach food studies courses.

Other responsibilities include teaching undergraduate biology classes; curriculum development; research and scholarly activities leading to professional growth; student guidance; participation in departmental and college assignments; and other tasks normally associated with a full-time teaching position.


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Ph.D. degree in the areas of Biology, Food Studies, Agricultural Sciences, Food Sciences, Public Health or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship, recognition, leadership qualities, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree or equivalent from an accredited university in the disciplines of Biology, Food Studies, Agricultural Sciences, Food Sciences or Public Health
  • Teaching experience in a diverse environment
  • Evidence of significant achievement in the filed
  • Leadership in interdisciplinary research and action in the area of Food Studies
  • Evidence of community outreach and interactions
  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours
  • Bilingual skills


Salary 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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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin June 1, 2017.


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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.

Location: Hostos Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Natural Sciences

Job ID: 16649

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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