Tenure track faculty positions: Environmental CrossRoads Initiative, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center
The Environmental CrossRoads Initiative at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center invites applications for fulltime, tenuretrack faculty members at any rank.
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 CrossRoads Initiative (http://ift.tt/1r5c90r).
Individuals filling these positions are expected to serve major roles in the research and education programs of the ASRC, along with the teaching missions of
one of the colleges within the CUNY system.
Candidates are expected to have advanced degrees (Ph.D. or equivalent) in environmental sciences or engineering: ecology, biogeochemistry, energy analysis, urban
systems, systems analysis.
Expertise in one or more of the following areas is sought: urban and regional metabolism (materials, water and energy stocks, flows, processes); environmental
biogeochemistry across land-atmosphere-water media; energy systems analysis; large scale observatory design using sensor networks and in situ instrumentation; remote sensing over local, regional, and larger domains; data integration, simulation, and/or geospatial
modeling; interdisciplinary thinking and synthesis.
Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Successful candidates will have academic appointments at one of the senior CUNY colleges.
Final faculty ranks will be determined by the qualifications and experience of successful candidates, with our primary criteria being a demonstrated commitment
to research and teaching.
How to apply:
Applicants should electronically submit 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a 1-2 page cover letter summarizing research accomplishments, future directions and views on
interdisciplinary research, and 3) a brief (3 page max) description of proposed research. Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf to the Environmental CrossRoads Search Committee c/o Charles
Vörösmarty. Please submit all materials at http://ift.tt/1QNdKqq, Job# 6239.
All application materials must be received by November 30, 2015.
For more information, please see our website at
or contact Dr. Charles Vörösmarty (email@example.com)
or Dr. Anthony Cak (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The City University of New York (CUNY) is committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities,
veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.