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Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences, Full or Associate Professor

Hunter College
New York City, New York (US)
Salary is commensurate with experience and will be determined by the CUNY salary structure.
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Job Title: Faculty Open Rank - Endowed Chair in Biological Sciences, Full or Associate Professor

Job ID: 25839

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Biological Sciences at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) invites applications for a named Chair tenure track position at the Associate or Professor rank.  This position will establish the Clara M. Szego Endowed Professorship in Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology.  The endowment provides added compensation and a research allowance.  We are seeking an established scholar with a current record of extramural funding and a continuing history of publications in relevant journals.  

This position is open to all areas of biology but we seek candidates with research interests that intersect with the College’s current focus on Cancer Biology, Community Health, or Health Inequities.  We are particularly interested in candidates whose research is relevant to genomic, translational, or intervention sciences. 

Hunter College has an urban, ethnically diverse student population.  Candidates whose scholarship addresses inequities of biological function and well-being in diverse contemporary populations will be given special consideration. 

Responsibilities include developing a research program that involve undergraduate and graduate students, teaching courses in areas related to the candidates scholarly and research interests, advising students and supervising graduate and undergraduate student research. 

More information about the department can be found at

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


The individual hired must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree and an active program of research that can attract undergraduate and graduate students.  A strong research program is essential.  The ability to obtain external funding is necessary.


Salary is commensurate with experience, within the following ranges:


Associate Professor: $104,057-$117,806

Professor: $124,656-$141,858

In addition to the base salary, the position also includes an annual supplement of $30,000 and a research allowance.

CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, 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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions.

Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY job posting system found at and navigating the following links: “Employment” and “Search Job Postings”, using Job ID 25839 or the title listed above.

Candidates should submit the following items, combined into a single document, with your on-line application:

  1. Letter of Application 
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. 1-2 representative publication
  6. Names and email and postal addresses for up to three individuals familiar with their research and teaching experience who can be contacted for recommendations.


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