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CUNY Faculty Open Rank (Asst, Assoc or Full Prof)  Biological Sciences - Microbiology in New York, New York

Faculty Open Rank (Asst, Assoc or Full Prof) Biological Sciences - Microbiology

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish and/or sustain active, independent programs of extramurally funded research in experimental microbiology with an emphasis on the microbiome that interfaces with bioinformatics approaches to build on existing strengths in the department. Teaching in these areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected.


We are seeking a senior scientist, Professor/Associate Professor, with a strong record of research and external funding or an entry-level scientist of exceptional promise for appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to experimental research, bioinformatic analysis and teaching. A Ph.D. in Microbiology or microbiology-related discipline, postdoctoral training, and publications in peer-reviewed journals are required for all entry levels. Teaching experience and a record of extramural funding and team management experience are required above the Assistant Professor level.

Hunter College holds a strong commitment to achieving excellence in research and education through diversity.

Vaccine Requirement

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.


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.

Assistant Professor: $51,242 - $97,580

Associate Professor: $66,455 - $115,496

Professor: $82,233 - $139,076


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 24507 .

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.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

-Representative publications

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on July 14, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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