Assistant or Associate Professor - Biology

Baruch College- CUNY
New York City, New York
Feb 01, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID:18247
Location: Baruch College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

CLOSING DATE                    
Open until April 2, 2018 with review of resumes beginning on February 15, 2018.

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:                             
The Department of Natural Sciences at Baruch College, City University of New York, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology starting September 1, 2018. Baruch College, a senior institution in the City University of New York, is located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan. The College has the most diverse student population of any in the nation; students represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. The Department of Natural Sciences values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy for Biological Sciences majors and minors. The candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program that will complement the collaborative, interdisciplinary environment at the College. Baruch’s location in midtown Manhattan provides access to a diverse range of research institutions including CUNY’s Advanced Science Research Center.

Ph.D. degree in Biology is required by September 1, 2018 when the appointment begins. We welcome applicants in comparative anatomy/evolutionary biology, whose expertise combines morphological studies with genomic data. All applicants should show promise of teaching excellence, a commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers, and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications in their field. Applicants should indicate their commitment to supporting the culturally diverse community of students.

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.

To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" through this link 
Upload your cover letter (including a description of how you will contribute to and support diversity at the College), current curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and supplementary documents (publications, manuscripts, and teaching evaluations if any) in doc, pdf or rtf format in one file.

STEP TWO - Go to 
All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below. 

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided. 

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. 
If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590.

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer. 

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