Assistant Professor - Biology / Bioinformatics

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 08, 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: 9367

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Biological Sciences Department at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is composed of a diverse group of faculty members with an impressive combination of backgrounds and specialties. In order to support its baccalaureate program in Biomedical Informatics, the department seeks candidates for tenure track Biological Sciences openings in the following specific fields:  Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or Biomedical Informatics. The position requires a commitment to teaching, scholarly research resulting in publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and academic advisement. Courses to be taught will depend on faculty specialty and may include introductory biology as well as advanced courses in computational biology and bioinformatics such as computational genomics and molecular modeling. Research work with undergraduates is strongly encouraged.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline and expertise in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or Biomedical Informatics. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Teaching experience is highly desirable, preferably with multicultural students in an urban environment. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in curriculum development and use of innovative instructional methods as well as significant grant writing experience. Current research in the fields identified is required. Candidates should have good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.


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.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes will begin 12/05/13.


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