The Recreation Education/Therapeutic Recreation Program in the Department of Health Sciences at Lehman College
invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at open rank to begin Fall, 2016. Responsibilities include teaching, research, student advising, service on departmental and college committees, coordinating the program, and other functions. Lehman is the only four-year public institution in the Bronx and serves a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students.
currently enrolls approximately 150 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, draws students from throughout the region, and keenly feels its mission to provide quality education in the discipline and profession. The Program enjoys an outstanding reputation, has an extensive alumni network, and close relationships with many professionals and agencies for intern sites, job opportunities for students and graduates, and collaborative endeavors. The program is housed in the College’s state of the art APEX center with access to fitness and sport facilities to enhance teaching and research.
The Department of Health Sciences
has additional programs in Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition; Exercise Science; Health Education; Health Services Administration; and Public Health with a dynamic faculty and over 1500 students. Multiple opportunities exist for collaboration, faculty development, research support, and field-based projects. For more information, please visit our website www.lehman.cuny.edu/deannss/healthsci
PhD. Degree or equivalent in Recreation/Leisure Studies/Therapeutic recreation or related discipline, CTRS preferred. Highly qualified master’s candidates with CTRS will be considered. Additional requirements are demonstrated ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or scholarly achievement, ability to cooperate and work with others for the good of the institution, active involvement in professional organizations and sincere commitment to students.
Robin Kunstler, Re.D., CTRS
Professor and Program Director
Recreation Education and Therapy
Department of Health Sciences
Lehman College of CUNY
Bronx, NY 10468
Office: APEX 269