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CUNY Assistant, Associate or Full  Professor – Mechanical Engineering in New York, New York

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Mechanical Engineering

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City College of New York

Full/Part Time





The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York is seeking highly qualified candidates for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position who would develop and conduct research in the energy area, preferably with emphasis on the application of new energy technologies including renewable energy, advanced nuclear reactors, thermal energy storage, smart grids and energy efficient building technologies. It is anticipated the appointment will begin in Fall 2023.

The position would form part of the core faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department and be affiliated with the CUNY Energy Institute. The candidate is expected to contribute to teaching in the Mechanical Engineering Department, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and also develop new courses. The Department has active research programs in Energy, Advanced Materials, and Mechatronics. The CUNY Energy Institute ( has ongoing active and highly funded research programs in energy storage, nuclear energy and oil/gas/water nexus, as well as research components addressing complex fluids under the NSF-funded Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE). The faculty member for this position would be expected to not only enhance the existing research components, but also develop new areas of research especially in the field of energy. The candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions.

CCNY has a continuing commitment to building cultural competence for all our members and ensuring racial equity and meaningful inclusion in our classrooms, collaborations and academic work. The successful candidate for this faculty position will have the experiences, knowledge and skills to build their research, pedagogy and curriculum in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment.



Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office.


The ideal candidate will have a potential for building up and raising funding for a significant R&D program. Those applying for an Associate Professor or Full Professor position should have established records in research that demonstrate nationally and internationally recognized expertise.


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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Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website as a single PDF document:

(1) Cover Letter

(2) Curriculum Vitae

(3) Statement of research and teaching vision

(4) Statement of past experiences with and future vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching and research

(5) Names and contact information for five references


Open until filled with review of applications to start on October 1, 2022.


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