Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Photonics - Advanced Science Research Center
Job ID: 21767
Location: Graduate Center
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master's programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center's commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives.
The Advanced Science Research Center has brought the Graduate Center and CUNY to a landmark moment in its multi-billion-dollar commitment to becoming a national leader in visionary scientific research of vital, real-world consequence. Located on the south end of the City College campus in Upper Manhattan, the striking, 200,000-square-foot ASRC building embodies a bold vision of 21st Century discovery. At the Center's core is a world-class facility designed to inspire an innovative approach to the scientific method itself, one that links a new wave of talented scientists with hundreds of top researchers from CUNY campuses across the city. The ASRC focuses CUNY research initiatives in five of the most energized areas of global research: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.
The Photonics Initiative at ASRC invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank. We seek an outstanding scientist with a strong record 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, and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:
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. 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.
Individuals considered for this position 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.
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
Apply for this position on Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15966.
Applicants should upload:
1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a 1-2 page cover letter summarizing research accomplishments and views on interdisciplinary research; 3) a brief (3 page maximum) description of proposed research; 4) a brief (3 page maximum) teaching statement; and 5) at least three (3) professional references (name, title, organization and contact information, preferably an email address).
Please upload all documents in PDF or Word format.
Open until filled with review of applications to begin on February 24, 2020
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Internal Number: 21767
About CUNY Graduate Center
A graduate school of arts and sciences, a hub of some 30 centers of applied and theoretical research, and a platform for performance, discussion and debate, the Graduate Center is a community of students, scholars, and researchers dedicated to the idea that learning is a public good. The GC is home to a core faculty of approximately 140 teachers and mentors. The faculty is enhanced by more than 1,600 faculty from across the CUNY colleges, as well as from cultural, academic, and scientific institutions throughout New York City and beyond.