CUNY Faculty Open Rank - Theoretical Chemistry (Department of Chemistry) in New York, New York


The Department of Chemistry at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure track position in theoretical chemistry at the Assistant or Associate rank, but exceptional candidates will be considered at the Professor rank. Ideal candidates will be able to work collaboratively and contribute to departmental strengths in the areas of theoretical chemistry and biomolecular chemistry. Candidates with interdisciplinary theoretical research interests that intersect with our current strengths in biochemistry, materials, nanoscience, photonics, and radiochemistry are encouraged.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to the candidates scholarly and research interests, advising students and supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.

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Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline, and postdoctoral experience is preferred. A strong research program that can attract undergraduate and graduate students is essential. Candidates should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career trajectory. The potential to obtain external funding is necessary for junior rank and a history of such funding required for more senior candidates. Credentials appropriate for an appointment to the CUNY doctoral faculty are required.


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. CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references 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.


The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 23, 2016. The search will remain open until the position is filled.


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Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Faculty Open Rank - Theoretical Chemistry (Department of Chemistry)

Job ID: 15735

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular