• Assistant Professor - Nutrition and Culinary Management

    CUNYKew Gardens, NY 11415

    Job #1130929356

  • Job Title: Assistant Professor - Nutrition and Culinary Management

    Job ID: 21711

    Location: LaGuardia Community College

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Regular


    LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education-not just for individuals, but for our community and our country-creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit ~~~ to learn more.

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

    Additionally, the candidate will be responsible, but not limited to, the following:

    • Teach courses in all subject areas within the Nutrition and Culinary Management Programs with both, the Nutrition, and Culinary management tracks;

    • Evaluate and initiate changes in the curricula to comply with certifications and food and nutrition industry trends;

    • Conduct scholarly activity and disseminate results to academic and professional audiences;

    • Participate in the coordination and implementation of campus-wide Nutrition and Culinary Management Program activities;

    • Coordinate and implement recruitment efforts to support the growth of the Nutrition and Culinary Management Program;

    • Assist in the development of the internship component of the Nutrition and Culinary Management Program;

    • Provide academic advisement for students in the Nutrition and Culinary Management Program.


    Master's degree in Food and Nutrition and current or eligible for NYS Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist credential by start date; a minimum of 2 years of culinary management or food-service management experience.

    Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


    • Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Experience with culinary/food-service management and nutrition programs.

    • Classroom teaching experience at the college or university level.

    • Ability to teach culinary/food-service management courses.

    • Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

    • Excellent writing and communication skills.

    • Demonstrated scholarship in the area of food, nutrition and culinary/food-service management.

    • Ability to contribute to foster inclusivity among diverse faculty, staff, and student populations 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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    Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


    April 15th , 2020 (Extended)


    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


    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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