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CUNY Faculty Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor) Endowed Chair - Biological Sciences in New York, New York

Faculty Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor) Endowed Chair - Biological Sciences

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Hunter College

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The Department of Biological Sciences at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) invites applications for a named Chair tenure track position at the Associate or Professor rank. This position will establish the Clara M. Szego Endowed Professorship in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology. The endowment provides added compensation and a research allowance. We are seeking an established scholar with a current record of extramural funding and a continuing history of publications in relevant journals.

This position is open to all areas of biology, but we seek candidates with research interests that intersect with the College’s current focus on Cancer Biology, Community Health, or Health Inequities. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research is relevant to genomic, translational, or intervention sciences.

Hunter College has an urban, ethnically diverse student population. Candidates whose scholarship addresses inequities of biological function and well-being in diverse contemporary populations will be given special consideration.

Responsibilities include developing a research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students, teaching courses in areas related to the candidate’s scholarly and research interests, advising students, and supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.

More information about the department can be found at .


For Associate or Full Professor:

The individual hired must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree and an active program of research that can attract undergraduate and graduate students. A strong research program is essential. Postdoctoral research experience is a plus. The ability to obtain external funding is necessary


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.


Salary is commensurate with experience and will be determined by the CUNY salary structure.

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.

Associate Professor: $67,784 - $117,805

Full Professor: $83,878 - $141,858

In addition to the base salary, the position also includes an annual supplement of $30,000 and a research allowance.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 25839

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Candidates should submit the following items, combined into a single document, with your on-line application:

  1. Letter of Application

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  3. Research Statement

  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including summaries of teaching evaluations if possible)

  5. 1-2 representative publication

  6. Names and email and postal addresses for up to three individuals familiar with their research and teaching experience who can be contacted for recommendations.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on January 5, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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