The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

brings the nation’s leading urban public university to a landmark moment in its multibillion-dollar commitment to innovative science.

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A number of positions are available as the Advanced Science Research Center builds, ranging from advanced research scientists to research and laboratory technicians to administrative and technical support staff. Current and upcoming posts are noted below:

Professor & Director – Photonics Initiative (Job ID #14392)

The ASRC seeks a dynamic and innovative scientist with demonstrated leadership and research accomplishments in Photonics to serve as Professor and Director of Photonics. The position will be a tenured faculty member and program administrator. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching and research; oversee the Photonics program; lead researchers in collaborative projects and activities; lead the continued acquisition of external funding; recruit new faculty; and ensure compliance with federal research guidelines and University policies.

Applicants must be accomplished and respected researchers in a Photonics area with a solid record of scholarly activities and possess appropriate credentials for a senior faculty appointment at one of the CUNY colleges. Preference will be given to those whose experimental research focus areas include but are not limited to one or more of the following: nanophotonics, terahertz technology, ultrafast spectroscopy, and plasmonics.

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Tenure Track Faculty Positions – Neuroscience Initiative

The Neuroscience Initiative of the CUNY 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: glial biology, metabolism, epigenetics, gut/brain communication, environmental effects on brain structure and behavior, interfacing nanotechnology or photonics with neurobiology. We are also interested in candidates with a strong background in bioinformatics, network analysis, and/or large data integration. We encourage application from candidates with innovative ideas, open to interdisciplinary approaches and with a demonstrated use of a wide range of experimental and computational approaches to tackle fundamental questions in neurobiology.

Candidates are expected to have advanced degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) in any area of biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, plus at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.  Final faculty ranks will be determined based on the overall qualifications, including scholar contributions and expertise, a demonstrated commitment to conducting high-level scientific research adopting interdisciplinary approaches, a collaborative spirit and passion for education.  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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Research Associate – Neuroscience Initiative (Job ID #15912)

Applications are invited for a research associate to join the Neuroscience Initiative. Reporting to the Director of Neuroscience, the research associate will actively participate in laboratory’s important research. The primary duties will involve designing and executing experiments for projects focused on the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms underlying the environmental impact in mouse models of demyelinating diseases and psychiatric disorders.

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For further inquiries regarding any recruiting matters, including future needs not yet posted here please contact:

Adil Tahir
ASRC Human Resources Manager