Assistant Professor - Physics

Brooklyn, NY
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


New York City College of Technology of CUNY, a comprehensive college of 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in theoretical condensed matter/solid state physics, to begin in the 2017-2018 academic year. The position requires a commitment to teaching, research and other scholarly pursuits, service to the college, and student advisement. Research work with undergraduate students in an area of physics is strongly encouraged. The Physics Department is equipped with a high-performance computer cluster, and it is anticipated that a BS degree program in Applied Computational Physics will be launched in the fall of 2017.

A successful candidate could be expected to prepare and present lectures from our course offerings that include general physics, computational physics, astronomy and various courses of modern physics, as well as to conduct physics laboratory classes, and assist with the development of new courses for advanced undergraduate students. Furthermore, he or she will be expected to develop a research program that involves undergraduate students and that is likely to receive external funding. New York City College of Technology offers opportunity for professional development through collaborations with the larger CUNY community. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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


Ph.D. in physics is required, along with the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Current research in the field of theoretical condensed matter/solid state physics focused on computational physics is desirable.


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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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin February 3, 2017.


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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.

Location: NYC College of Technology

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Physics

Job ID: 16244

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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