[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Environmental Geochemistry at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Queens College, CUNY in NYC

Gillian Stewart Gillian.Stewart at qc.cuny.edu
Thu Nov 2 09:44:24 MDT 2017

Job Description
  Job Title: Assistant Professor - Environmental Geochemist (School of Earth & Environmental Sciences)
  Job ID: 17662
  Department: School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Queens College CUNY


​The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences (SEES) at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) is accepting applications for a tenure-track Environmental Geochemist at the Assistant Professor level (full time, 9-mos. appointment). We encourage applications from geochemists whose research is focused in atmospheric, marine or terrestrial systems or on fluxes among them and/or work on environmental problems relevant to public health from environmental pollutants or the management of environmental impacts resulting from anthropogenic activities including climate change or activities in the energy sector.  Duties of the position include teaching courses in environmental science and geoscience at the undergraduate, Masters and PhD levels, and courses in her or his area of expertise; establishing an active, externally-funded research program; participation in the development of the Geology and Environmental Science programs at Queens College at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and at the CUNY Graduate Center’s doctoral programs; and contributions of professional service.

Queens College, CUNY is an engine of social mobility, a public institution serving New York City’s highly diverse and global population. Our 19,000 students realize their potential through our undergraduate and graduate degrees, honors programs, and experiential learning opportunities.  Located in the heart of Queens, at the crossroads of public higher education and the NYC workforce, Queens College graduates the most teachers, councilors and principals in the NYC metropolitan area, has the most computer science majors in NYC and has the largest business and accounting undergraduate program in NY State.  Queens College is also home to the Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment, an environmental and occupational health research institute.

Our faculty serve as mentors to our students, stimulating their academic success and personal development. Those who join the Queens College community foster a culture of inclusion, respect, collegiality, and collaboration across departments and disciplines, and commit to the campus wide goal of being a college that is affordable, accessible, and intellectually and culturally rich. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply.

The anticipated start date is September 1, 2018.


​PhD degree is required with a specialization in environmental geochemistry.
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, publish their research in high-impact journals, externally fund their research, have involved undergraduate and graduate students in their research, and will complement our current SEES and CUNY faculty in teaching and research.


​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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- Click on "Assistant Professor - Environmental Geochemist- School of Earth & Environmental Sciences"
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Please note that Candidates MUST upload the following documents as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf to be considered:
1. Current CV
2. Professional statements (3):  i) teaching interests; ii) research interests; and iii) broader impacts of scholarship
3. Graduate transcripts
4. Three publications
5. Contact information (including email and phone) of three professional references

**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example:  JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

Visit the CUNY website to apply!<http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html>
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the 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.
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.

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