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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Photonics - Advanced Science Research Center (Multiple Vaca

CUNY Graduate Center

New York, New York 10016
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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Photonics - Advanced Science Research Center (Multiple Vacancies)
Job ID: 17629
Compensation: Salary commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date: Open until filled with review of applications to begin on November 20, 2017

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 Photonics Initiative of the Graduate Center’s Advanced Science Research Center in Manhattan, NY, invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty members at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank.

We seek outstanding scientists with strong records of significant research accomplishments in the fields of: nanophotonics, plasmonics, nano-optics, quantum optics, optomechanics, terahertz technology, ultrafast spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, electromagnetic theory and applications, metamaterials, bio-photonics, and other fields broadly related to photonics and electromagnetics.

Faculty members will perform teaching, research and mentoring duties in the area(s) of expertise, share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. We encourage applications from candidates with innovative ideas, open to interdisciplinary approaches and with a demonstrated use of a wide range of experimental, theoretical and computational approaches to tackle fundamental questions in photonics.

The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), is the Graduate Center’s University-wide venture that elevates CUNY’s legacy of scientific research and education through initiatives in five distinctive, but increasingly interconnected disciplines: environmental sciences, nanoscience, neuroscience, photonics, and structural biology. The ASRC is designed to promote a unique, interdisciplinary research culture with researchers from each of the initiatives working side by side in the ASRC’s core facilities, sharing equipment that is among the most advanced available. To learn more about the Graduate Center’s ASRC visit

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.

A preferred candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in a photonics related area, demonstrated achievements in research scholarship, and a commitment to conducting high-level scientific research adopting interdisciplinary approaches. Individuals considered for these positions are expected to serve a major role in shaping an outstanding research mission at the ASRC, while fulfilling the educational mission of the New York City Public University System at CUNY.

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Applicants should electronically submit: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a 1-2 page cover letter summarizing research accomplishments and views on interdisciplinary research; and 3) a brief (3 page maximum) description of proposed research.

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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.