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Horace Mann

Assistant Professor - Physics

Welcome to the Faculty Application Website for the Department of Physics at Queens College of CUNY. This webpage gives you instructions on how to submit the application through the CUNYfirst website.

The Department of Physics of Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2022. The position is in the areas of Astronomy or Astrophysics. Queens College is one of the flagship research colleges of CUNY and is part of the Doctoral Program in Physics of The CUNY Graduate Center.

- Please have the file with your cover letter, a CV including publications, a description of research accomplishments and proposed research, teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional reference ready for submission.
- Please note that all required documents must be uploaded as one document in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.
- Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system. 

In addition, the applicant should arrange for at least three confidential letters of reference to be sent to hpsyci.sesrahcp@yhisscq..cucyne.ud


A Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics or equivalent is required. Postdoctoral experience with an established record of publications is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have shown ability to build an independent, externally funded research program that will involve graduate and undergraduate students, to teach graduate and undergraduate physics and astronomy courses, including at an introductory level, and to participate in curriculum development, advisement, and other service as needed to benefit the department, college, and university.


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.


Open until filled, with resume review to begin on January 28, 2022.

Assistant Professor - Astronomy/Astrophysics
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