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CUNY Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Biology in New York, New York

Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Biology

Job ID: 21184

Location: City College of New York

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Biology at the City College of New York (CCNY), the flagship campus of the City University of New York (CUNY), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to commence in Fall 2020. We are seeking candidates who will develop a strong, externally funded research program addressing fundamental problems in molecular cell biology of any organism; candidates studying microbial systems in areas such as host-pathogen interactions, antibiotic resistance, or biofilm formation are especially encouraged to apply.

The new faculty member will be expected to establish a vibrant research group with the potential for collaborations with existing areas of scientific strength. The candidate will also be expected to develop a strong teaching portfolio at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in service related activities for the betterment of the institution.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline and significant postdoctoral experience with an excellent record of research productivity. Exceptional candidates, with an established track record of external funding and scholarship at the highest levels, may be considered for appointment at the Associate or Full Professor levels.


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.

Additionally, CCNY offers generous start-up funds and excellent opportunities for collaboration in basic science research, education and outreach within the department, as well as across departments in the Division of Science, the CUNY Medical School, the Grove School of Engineering, the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, and the New York Structural Biology Center, all of which are housed on campus.


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Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website:

(1) Curriculum Vitae

(2) Description of proposed research activities

(3) Description of teaching interests and philosophy

(4) Statement describing past or potential contributions to diversity in the classroom and workplace

(5) Names and contact information of at least three references


Screening of candidates will begin on November 19, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


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