CUNY Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Chemistry (2 positions) in Brooklyn, New York


New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

The Chemistry Department offers an associate degree in chemical technology and a bachelor of science in Applied Chemistry. We invite candidates to apply for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year. This position requires a commitment to teaching, research and other scholarly pursuits, service to the college, and student advisement. City Tech offers opportunity for professional development through collaborations with the larger CUNY community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and presentation of lectures in general chemistry and the ability to each successfully

  • Assist with development of a new course for advanced undergraduate students.

  • Assist with development of a research program that will involve undergraduate students and work with these students in the area of applied chemical science.

  • Provide professional advice and guidance to students.

  • Share responsibility for committee and department assignments, including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field is required by the time of appointment in late August 2018, as is demonstrated teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

  • Postdoctoral or industry experience in a field of applied chemical science

  • Strong expertise in chromatography or spectroscopy


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.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes to begin February 15, 2018.


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Job Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Chemistry (2 positions)

Job ID: 18202

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular