CUNY Assistant Professor - Physics (Physics and Astronomy) in New York, New York


The Department of Physics and Astronomy of Hunter College of the City University of New York invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in physics. The department is especially interested in candidates with expertise in biophysics, in experiment or theory. The candidate will be expected to initiate an externally funded vigorous research program and involve graduate and undergraduate students in their research. Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D. degree in physics. Also required are demonstrated strong scholarship, the ability to teach successfully, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, 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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Consideration of applications will begin December 7, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.


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Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Physics (Physics and Astronomy)

Job ID: 15991

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular