Assistant or Associate Professor – Department of Sciences – The City University of New York (CUNY) – New York, NY

Job Description:
Performs teaching and research in the areas of introductory biology, computational biology, bioinformatics and/or epidemiology. Also performs teaching to non-science majors in the biological, environmental and forensic sciences. Expertise with Bayesian networks applied to biological evidence problems would be favorable. Experience with setting up and maintaining scientific computing environments would also be favorable.

The successful applicant will also be expected to share responsibility for committee and department assignments, administrative and supervisory functions, and perform guidance duties for the Cell-and-Molecular Biology B.S. major.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the college offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, the college has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building with a black-box theater, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings.

QUALIFICATIONS

For Assistant or Associate: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Epidemiology or closely related area. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement (e.g. established publication record in the peer-reviewed scientific literature), and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Candidates should also show promise for obtaining external funding for their research interests.

COMPENSATION

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.

HOW TO APPLY

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Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume, and statement of scholarly interests and teaching philosophy as one document. Candidates should have three letters of recommendation emailed to the following address: johnjayscience2016@gmail.com

CLOSING DATE

Posting closes on November 21, 2016. Review of the resumes will begin on October 6, 2016.

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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.


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