Submitted: 13 August 2019
Department: Human Biology Program
Institution: Hunter College of the City University of New York
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 15 September 2019
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The Human Biology Program at Hunter College seeks a lecturer in the field of human biology. Specialty is open but we will give preference to those with expertise in the interplay between societal factors and human health. The main duties of the appointee are teaching multiple sections of the Human Biology Capstone course each semester, advising Human Biology majors, and developing and participating in Human Biology Program events. There may be the opportunity to teach “disciplinary courses,” as well. The position includes service on programmatic, departmental, divisional, and college committees. Some evening or weekend responsibilities may be required. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching development and scholarly activity. This position has a teaching load of 27 credits per academic year (nine 3-credit courses). Allocation for student advising will be counted towards the teaching load. This is a full-time position and we anticipate a start date of January 1, 2020. The position is “Certificate of Continuing Employment” eligible after 5 years.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is required in sociology, public health, anthropology, psychology, or a related field. We seek an individual with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and advising as well as an ability to work with diverse student populations. Three years of teaching experience is required. Ability to advise undergraduate students and develop and participate in programs designed to enhance the experience of Human Biology majors (major exploration events, research fairs, etc.) is required.

The preferred candidate will have experience teaching small, interdisciplinary, and/or seminar-style courses. The preferred candidate will also have experience in undergraduate advising and/or mentoring. Experience in a college setting with diverse communities is preferred. Ability to assist students in placements in or applications to independent research internships, field schools, etc. will also be valuable. We also seek commitment to teaching initiatives, productive scholarship, and/or creative achievement and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Commensurate with 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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter describing your approach to teaching and your interest in undergraduate education, interdisciplinary studies, human biology, and student advisement, statement of teaching Philosophy (comments on advising are welcomed), teaching portfolio (including quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations if available) with names and email and postal addresses for at least three individuals familiar with your teaching and scholarship who can be contacted for recommendations available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Inquires about the position can also be directed to [email protected].


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on September 15, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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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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