Professor (Chair) - Chemistry

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Jan 23, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 8439

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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

The candidate will assume the chair's position and provide leadership, vision, administration, and management for the Chemistry department. He/she will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. He/she will share responsibility for committee assignments. The chair's duties entail fostering an environment that promotes excellence in faculty teaching, significant extramurally-funded research, and service to the profession and the community, as well as managing and/or supervising the majority of administrative tasks in the department. It is expected that the successful candidate will participate fully in the life of the Department, College, and university including teaching, committee work, obtaining grants, publishing in refereed professional journals, and mentoring junior faculty.
Faculty will  have the opportunity to collaborate with the Lehman College based centers and institutes on research and other projects of scholarly interest.


The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry. or equivalent  Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. The candidate must have considerable supervisory and administrative experience, a record of considerable external research funding, and a record of proven academic leadership skills. The successful candidate will have an established record of nationally-recognized scholarship and will have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching that merits appointment as Professor.


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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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Open until filled with review of CVs to begin September 3, 2013. (Search reopened)


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