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Research Associate - Radiochemistry, Chemistry

Hunter College
New York City, New York
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Closing date
Dec 11, 2022

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Field of specialization
Nuclear / Radiochemical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Research Associate - Radiochemistry, Chemistry


Job ID: 25582

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



  • Conducts academic research in connection with CUNY programs; may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others.
  • Develops research plans and proposals and participates in acquiring funding
  • Collects, analyzes, and assures validity of data
  • Writes progress reports; writes and publishes findings
  • Collaborates with internal and external colleagues
  • Adheres to standards for safety and hygiene and ethical conduct as defined by the University and relevant outside parties



Research Associate






The Radiochemistry Research Associate (RA) will interface with the laboratories of Hunter College Chemistry and other science faculty and faculty at partnering institutions within and outside of New York City to facilitate interdisciplinary research projects that possess a component of radiochemistry. The RA will have a strong background in radiochemistry to facilitate the application of radiochemistry and contribute to the multidisciplinary projects of Hunter College and partnering institutions.


The RA will provide the appropriate radiation safety training for Hunter College students, staff, and faculty and will work with the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) office to assure compliance of established protocols and safety regulations. The RA will also serve as a liaison between Chemistry and the EHS office to ensure compliance of chemical safety regulations by the faculty and staff in Chemistry.



Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability.



The candidate must have a doctoral degree preferentially in any discipline of Chemistry. Solid experience in Radiochemistry and a robust record of publication are required. Strong experience in most Chemistry disciplines is highly desired. The Research Associate should possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and willingness to engage in individual and collaborative research with faculty at Hunter College



Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.



Salary range: $54,675 to $120,000 commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.



CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.



Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 25582


Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.


Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).


Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Names and contact information of 3 references


Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.



The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on December 1, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.



CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional



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.

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