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CUNY Assistant Professor in Neuroscience in Queens, New York

Assistant Professor in Neuroscience

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Queens College

Full/Part Time





The Psychology Department at Queens College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. We seek applicants in any area of neuroscience and are particularly interested in candidates who are engaged in computational neuroscience and/or use animal models with molecular, neuroinformatics/bioinformatics, physiological, systems-level, or behavioral techniques and analyses. The successful candidate will have a record of, or strong potential for, external funding and experience teaching. We seek a faculty member who will contribute to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral levels and be actively engaged in committees and departmental administration.

Queens College, part of the City University of New York, has vibrant areas of research excellence in basic, translational, and clinical neuroscience, with strong clusters in behavioral neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology. Our interactive, collaborative neuroscience group includes faculty in Biology and Psychology at Queens College, the CUNY Graduate Center, and the Advanced Science Research Center, as well as researchers across CUNY campuses. The applicant will also have access to on-campus core facilities and can apply for access to the Advanced Science Research Center.

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.


Ph.D. degree in area of experience, demonstrated scholarship, the ability to teach successfully, and interest in contributing to the administrative functions of the department and institution.

Other Qualifications: Applicants should have an active research program in either basic or translational research at any level of investigation, with a strong record of scholarly publications. Potential for obtaining external funding is essential. Postdoctoral research experience is strongly encouraged. We seek an individual with a strong commitment and ability to work with diverse student populations.


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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Applicants must upload the following files in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf: 1) concise cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research including major achievements and goals for a research program at Queens College (< 3 pages), 4) teaching and mentoring experience and interests, including contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Summaries of teaching evaluations are welcome.

Applicants should arrange to have up to 3 letters of reference sent to as a .pdf document on letterhead with signature.

Note: Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example: JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Open until filled with review to begin after September 30, 2022


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