Assistant Professor – Environmental Chemistry (Revised March 8, 2023)

Kingsborough Community College
Brooklyn, New York
$70,238 - $79,188
Closing date
May 9, 2023

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Field of specialization
Education, Green Chemistry
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Job Title Assistant Professor – Environmental Chemistry (Revised March 8, 2023)

Job ID 26543

Location Kingsborough Community College

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular



The Department of Physical Sciences at Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York invites applications for a full-time tenure track position, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2023. We seek a chemist with expertise in the study of the sources, reactions, transport, effects and fates of chemical species in the air, soil and water environments. The successful candidate will be responsible for instruction of courses, educational projects, curriculum development, participation in undergraduate research, advisement and mentorship of undergraduate students. In addition, the successful candidate will write grants to support research and publish research in peer-reviewed publications, serve on department, college and university committees and may also apply to be on the faculty of the CUNY Graduate Center.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

Vaccine Requirement

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. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry or other related field is required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preference will be given to candidates whom can demonstrate evidence of potential for:

- Outstanding instruction at the college level;

- Publishing in science and education journals;

- Securing grants to support research;

- Leading undergraduates in educational and research projects;

- Developing, implementing and assessing curriculum; and

- Academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate students.

The Department of Physical Sciences is committed to a welcoming workplace in all its dimensions.


$70,238 - $79,188.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


April 10, 2023


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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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