Monday, October 15, 2012

Professorship at Queensborough Community College

Queensborough Community College offers a unique opportunity for research involving undergraduates in a community college setting and is the first NSF sponsored REU physics site at a community college.  Among the active areas of research are astronomy, biophysics, imaging and physics education.  The Physics Department co-sponsors the A.S. in Engineering Science and the A.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Mathematics and Science). For more information see

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

Specifically, teaches courses in physics at all levels up to and including modern physics and introductory astronomy.  Mentors and advises students; works with the department in the evaluation, implementation and assessment of courses and pedagogy.  Participates in Departmental and College activities including committees, curriculum development and preparation of grants.  Continued scholarly activities and publications are required for tenure and promotion.  Successful candidate may be required to teach some night and possibly Saturday classes.


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.


Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials.

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.

Title:                            Assistant Professor - Physics

Job Opening ID:            6603

Job Family:                    Faculty

Closing Date:               November 26, 2012

Location:                       Queensborough CC

Position #:                    00146287

Full/Part Time:             F

Regular/Temporary:   R