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:

Deputy Executive Director (Job ID #14306)

The Deputy Executive Director will be a key member of the ASRC leadership team and a thought partner to the Executive Director of the ASRC. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Director will work in concert with the five Initiative Directors in seeking cross-disciplinary collaborations internally as well as with external parties. The Deputy Executive Director will help to execute the strategic goals of the ASRC and will present the vision and work done by the ASRC to internal and external groups. She/he will also act as the lead in creating, developing, and pursuing external funding opportunities for interdisciplinary research. As a key member of the ASRC leadership team, the Deputy Executive Director will oversee the work of several direct reports and share responsibility for enhancing the internal organization and infrastructure necessary for continued success and growth of the ASRC.

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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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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Environmental Sciences Initiative (Job ID #13357)

We seek outstanding scientists who have a demonstrated capacity to engage in interdisciplinary field, laboratory, and synthesis research on human-ecosystem interactions, with an emphasis on urban and human-dominated regional systems. Applications are welcome in the areas of: state-of-the-art environmental sensing including novel instrumentation development and deployment, coupled with integrative, synthesis-oriented environmental research. The position seeks to catalyze innovation in urban systems research and applications within the CUNY Environmental Sciences Initiative.

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Advanced Laboratory for Chemical and Isotopic Signatures Facility Manager (Job ID #14105)

The Environmental Sciences Initiative at the new CUNY Advanced Science Research Center seeks applications for a full time Facility Manager responsible for managing and leading the new Advanced Laboratory for Chemical and Isotopic Signatures (ALCIS). ALCIS is part of a suite of observation and laboratory facilities dedicated to the study of complex and emerging environmental problems. It is designed to serve a broad community of earth scientists, ecologists, biogeochemists, and others from CUNY and the greater research community.

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Nanoscience Laboratory Technician (Part-time) (PVN ID: RC-1601-000970)

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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