Associate or Full Professor - Public Health Marketing, Media & Communications

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Feb 20, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9449

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The City University of New York School of Public Health (CUNY SPH) is seeking an Associate or Full Professor as Director of Public Health Marketing, Media and Communications. The CUNY SPH is a consortial school, accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. It includes the public health programs at Brooklyn, Hunter and Lehman Colleges and the Graduate School and University Center. We offer a range of innovative bachelor's, masters and doctoral degree programs, with a focus on urban health.

We seek a dynamic individual, eager to play a leadership role in developing curricula and teaching courses in health communications, media (including social media) and marketing and lead the school's overall communication strategy. This 9-month, tax levy-funded appointment (with the possibility of an additional one to three month (summer) appointment for research and/or administrative responsibilities) will be made at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (commensurate with experience) at the CUNY SPH. This faculty member may also be considered for appointment to the Doctoral Faculty, pending review and approval by the CUNY Graduate Center.

Responsibilities include:
- Collaborating with faculty in developing curricula and courses in public health marketing, media and communications.
- Teaching courses in social media, marketing and communications.
- Participating in research and scholarship on health communications, marketing and media analysis.
- Planning and implementing and evaluating on-line and multimedia courses and communications.
- Overseeing faculty, student and staff media training.
- Other administrative duties as assigned, as related to public health marketing, media and communications.


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.

Preferred qualifications include:
- Previous academic experience teaching courses and developing curriculum in media studies, communications or public health
- Demonstrated expertise in media, media relations, marketing and/or communications
- Experience in the assessment and evaluation of marketing and communications campaigns and strategies
- Demonstrated experience in public health communications or media relations
- Peer-reviewed scholarship in health communications, media analysis or a related field


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.

The CUNY SPH is also recruiting for faculty positions in related disciplines.  Please visit our website at: for a description of and to apply for these positions.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin on January 15, 2014.  (Search extended)


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