CUNY Assistant or Associate Professor - Chemistry (Tenure track) in Brooklyn, New York


The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science at Medgar Evers College seeks applicants for a tenure- track Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemistry starting Spring 2019.

The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate Chemistry classes including Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. He or she will be expected to work as part of a team towards the development of an innovative undergraduate Chemistry curriculum which would include courses as Advanced Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry. The successful candidate is required to seek external funding and implement an active in-house research program that incorporates undergraduate research.

The department is equipped with Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS), High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC), an Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP/MS), an Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP/OES), Fourier Transform Infra-red (FT-IR) spectrophotometer, an Atomic Absorption (AA) Spectrophotometer, an XRay Diffraction (XRD) Spectrometer, an Atomic Force Microscope and a 300 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer. In addition, the facilities include several well-equipped research modules and an environmental testing laboratory. The candidate must be able to add value to our existing facilities by making optimum use of our state-of-the-art analytical facilities and winning grants for scientific research.


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or related areas with expertise in organic chemistry and biochemistry.

  • Publication record demonstrating research potential, commitment, and excellence in undergraduate teaching.

  • The ability to build capacity around our existing facilities by making optimum use of our state-of-the-art analytical equipment and winning grants for undergraduate research.

  • Experience with outreach and recruitment activities, teaching and mentoring diverse undergraduate student populations.


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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Revised August 24, 2018


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Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Chemistry (Tenure track)

Job ID: 18675

Location: Medgar Evers College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular