CUNY Assistant or Associate Medical Professor Position (tenure track) - Physiologist - MCBS Department in New York, New York
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Medical Professor Position (tenure track) - Physiologist - MCBS Department
Job ID: 22732
Location: CUNY School of Medicine
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only
medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows
students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor of Medicine
(MD) degrees in seven years. CSOM graduated its first MD class in 2020. In addition,
CSOM offers a two-year Physician Assistant (PA) program to prepare health professionals
licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. Our mission is 1) to
provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic and racial backgrounds
historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to
practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care and 2) to
perform innovative research in community health and biomedicine.
The Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (MCBS) of the CSOM invites
applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Medical Professor level
in Physiology or Pharmacology. The department is formed by a vibrant community of faculty
investigating fundamental aspects of human disease in the areas of neuroscience, physiology,
pharmacology, biochemistry, immunology, and cell biology. Our faculty teach basic science
courses to medical students and also train PhD students from the CUNY Graduate Center. We
seek individuals with research interests that will complement and/or expand our existing strengths
(https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/csom/physpharmandneurofacultyandstaff) as well as individuals that
will contribute to the school’s diversity and inclusion goals
Successful candidates will be provided with state-funded positions, competitive start-up packages,
ample laboratory space, access to core facilities, and strong professional and career mentoring.
Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain externally funded research
programs. In addition, these individuals will be expected to teach in their area of expertise and
provide service to the department and the school. Experience in teaching medical basic science
courses or the willingness to develop such skills is required. Successful candidates will also have
experience and a demonstrated commitment to building an equitable and diverse scholarly and
These positions represent excellent ground floor opportunities to contribute to the development
and growth of a newly expanding mission-based medical school and to shape the direction of
academic initiatives in biomedical research by building upon a program with a long and rich
history of recruiting underrepresented populations into medicine, increasing medical services in
underserved areas, and increasing the availability of primary care physicians.
Doctoral-level degree in a relevant discipline (physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, cell
biology, neuroscience), postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record.
M.D. or Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline required, as well as a record of significant achievement in field or profession of interest. Also required are the ability to teach successfully and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Externally-funded research program
Strong record of publications
Teaching experience in systemic medical physiology or pharmacology.
Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching medical physiology
Ability to cooperate with colleagues
Experience in supporting student academic success, particularly for members of underrepresented groups
Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural and structural competence in an educational and work environment
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of teaching and research experience and interests, and the names of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation.
Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin October 10, 2021.
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.