Post-Doctoral Fellowships (Multiple Positions)

  • Job Class: Faculty
  • Job ID Number: 7276
  • Department: Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences (ITS) - Office of the Provost
  • Location: The Graduate Center
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Faculty Vacancy Announcement

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, a Ph.D.-granting institution of CUNY, invites applications for post-doctoral positions from theorists with recent Ph.D.s in Physics, Applied Mathematics, and related fields.  The Fellows will be part of the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences (ITS),, where they will interact with resident faculty and visiting scholars.  Resources will be available for Fellows to organize workshops in their specific areas of interest, as well as to participate in developmental activities related to the establishment of a strong theoretical core at the Graduate Center.  Appointments will be at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, and there will be opportunities to engage in a modest amount of teaching.  For appointments to begin in Fall 2013, we are especially interested in candidates working at the interface of physics and biology, broadly defined, but all fields will be considered.  Appointments will be for one year with an expectation of renewal for three years total.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent.  Also required are the ability to teach successfully,
demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The review of applications will begin in January 2013 and will remain open until the position is filled.

FLSA Status


Salary Range

commensurate with the high level of accomplishment

How To Apply

To apply, please send a letter of application with the following attachments:  a current CV and publication list, a statement of research interest, and contact information for three professional references to  Letters of recommendation should be sent to the same site.  If necessary, applications can be sent to:  Chair of the ITS Fellows Search Committee, Office of the Provost, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016.


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