CUNY Assistant Professor - Cognitive/Neuropsychology (Tenure Track) in Brooklyn, New York


Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world. MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 208 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research.

The Assistant Professor will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of cognitive/neuropsychology. The specific area of research within cognitive/ neuropsychology (topic, population, age range) is open, but successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of research productivity and potential for success in securing external funding. Any specialty area would be considered. However, experience in teaching quantitative courses (statistics, experimental) is desirable. The successful candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. The position starts January 2019.

Individuals with a commitment to student success are especially encouraged to apply.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D degree in cognitive/neuropsychology

  • Ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement,

  • Ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution also required is the ability to teach successfully and a demonstrated track record of publications.


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.


September 30, 2018. Review of resumes to begin on August 9, 2018.


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Job Title: Assistant Professor - Cognitive/Neuropsychology (Tenure Track)

Job ID: 19063

Location: Medgar Evers College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular