The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

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Jobs

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 – Structural Biology Initiative

The Structural Biology Initiative of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty members at any rank. We seek outstanding scientists with strong records of significant research accomplishments in structural biology, broadly defined as the use of a wide range of experimental and computational approaches to tackle fundamental questions of the molecular mechanisms inherent to biological processes.

Candidates are expected to have advanced degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent) in biophysics, biochemistry, chemistry or related areas plus postdoctoral research experience.  Final faculty ranks will be determined by the qualifications and experience of successful candidates, with our primary criteria being a demonstrated commitment to research and teaching.  Individuals filling these positions are expected to serve major roles in the research and education programs of the ASRC, along with the teaching missions of one of the colleges within the CUNY system.

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Administrative Coordinator – Neuroscience Initiative (Job ID #15844)

The CUNY ASRC’s Neuroscience Initiative is in need of a professional, customer-service oriented Administrative Coordinator to support the day-to-day administrative functions of the department. Reporting to the Neuroscience Initiative Director, the Administrative Coordinator will serve as the initial point of contact for individuals from within the institute as well as visitors and external users.

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Electron Microscopy Specialist (Job ID #15137)

Reporting to the Imaging Facility Manager, the Electron Microscopy Specialist will take responsibility for the day-to-day operation, maintenance and management of a new, state-of-the-art FIB-SEM and (S)TEM. Duties include the Experimental research and development using (S)TEM and associated techniques (EDS, electron diffraction, electron energy loss spectroscopy high-resolution imaging) and provision of training of both FIB-SEM and TEM to internal and external users.

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Data Networking Associate (Job ID #14851)

Reporting to the IT Manager, the Data Networking Associate will be responsible to provide changes and design for a mixed CISCO & Juniper networking infrastructure for a research-based facility. She/he will be the first point of contact in case of troubles affecting both Networks and CUCM services. S/he will work with the network team designing and developing both data and voice networks to meet increasing demand and security concerns. S/he will also make recommendations concerning new network, VoIP and security products. S/he may need to work beyond the usual schedule depending on the situation.  The role requires strong technical and communications skills.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate – Riedo Group 

The Nanoscience Initiative seeks a highly motivated, creative, and independent nanoscience researcher who is interested in interdisciplinary nanoscience with emphasis on nanomechanics and atomic force microscopy. The research position is in the group of Prof. Elisa Riedo, picoforcelab.org located in the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) in Manhattan, NYC. This position is focused on the use of the NanoFrazor, the first SwissLitho system in a US academic institution. A close partnership with the company SwissLitho is envisaged, offering opportunities for travel in Switzerland and engaging in an industrial setting.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate – Riedo Group 

The Nanoscience Initiative seeks a highly motivated, creative, and independent nanoscience researcher who is interested in interdisciplinary nanoscience with emphasis on nanomechanics and atomic force microscopy. The research position is in the group of Prof. Elisa Riedo, picoforcelab.org located in the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) in Manhattan, NYC.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate – Chen Group (Job ID #15519)

The Chen laboratory (xchenlab.com) of the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative seeks an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to work on bio-inspired water-responsive materials and develop the next generation actuators, energy harvesting and storage devices. Job duties include, but not limited to, designing and carrying out experiments; analyzing and interpreting the data; preparing presentations and publications, assist students in conducting research.

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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
212.413.3308
Adil.Tahir@asrc.cuny.edu