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CUNY Faculty Open Rank - Radiochemistry (Chemistry) -REOPENED- in New York, New York

Faculty Open Rank - Radiochemistry (Chemistry) -REOPENED-

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Department of Chemistry at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Radiochemistry beginning Fall, 2023 at the Assistant or Associate rank, but exceptional candidates will be considered at the Professor rank. We encourage applications from candidates with research interests in fundamental and applied aspects of radiochemistry and nuclear chemistry. These include research related to nuclear fuel cycle, environmental remediation, plant biology and biofuels, radioanalytical chemistry, and nuclear medicine. Candidates with interdisciplinary radiochemistry research interests that intersect with our current strengths in analytical, biochemistry, molecular imaging/ therapy, and fundamental chemistry of radiometals are encouraged.

Responsibilities include establishing a rigorous research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to the candidates scholarly and research interests, advising students and supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.

More information about the department can be found at


Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related discipline, such as nuclear engineering. A strong research program that can attract undergraduate and graduate students is essential. Postdoctoral research experience is a plus. Candidates should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career trajectory. The potential to obtain external funding is necessary for junior rank and a history of such funding required for more senior candidates; and competence in a variety of methods and tools for university teaching, including technology.

Credentials appropriate for an appointment to the CUNY doctoral faculty are required.

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.


Commensurate with experience. 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. CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification.



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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

-Curriculum vitae

-Publication list

-Statement of research plans (not to exceed eight (8) pages)

-Statement of teaching philosophy (not to exceed two pages), statement describing commitment and plans to increase diversity and inclusivity in the discipline (not to exceed one page).

-Names and contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendations.

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



The committee will begin reviewing applications onNovember 20, 2022. The search will remain open until the position is filled.


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