Assistant Professor - Physics

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Mar 26, 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: 10426

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Natural Sciences Department invites applications to teach undergraduate physics and engineering courses.

Other responsibilities include related course and curriculum development; research and scholarly activities leading to professional growth; student guidance; and participation in departmental and college assignments. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience 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 following qualifications are preferred:
- Doctorate or an equivalent degree from an accredited university in the discipline of physics and/or engineering 
- Demonstrated evidence of significant success in teaching, achievement in his/her field, and continued growth
- Teaching experience in an urban multiethnic setting and experience in collaborating with students on research projects
- Availability to work evening and weekend hours
- Bilingual skills in English and Spanish


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.

The salary for this position is commensurate with education and experience.


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


May 9, 2014


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