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New York University Adjunct Professor (Writing Consultant), Department of Undergraduate Academics, General Engineering (First-Year Engineering Program) in Brooklyn, New York

The program in Undergraduate Academics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for adjunct faculty Writing Consultant positions in General Engineering, with a start date of September 1, 2022. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. We have an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

Our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. We seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment.

We foster innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world:

Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn.

We support four “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy.

We collaborate closely with other universities throughout NYC.

We maintain strong partnerships with NY City and state governments and with industry and corporate communities.

With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and we lead in online education and in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.

Are you ready to give back? Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to help improve the communication skills of the next generation of engineers? We are seeking special faculty members who can advance our student's knowledge through your experience. You will be instructing students in the exciting first-year program in General Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. EG 1003 Introduction to Engineering and Design is a multidisciplinary first-year engineering course that is required for all engineering majors at Tandon, which amounts to 350 students in each fall and spring semester. Sections for the course are typically made up of 15 students. Writing consultants can teach multiple sections, subject to availability.

We look forward to you joining our team as part of the teaching staff in Undergraduate Academics. We invite applicants for classroom teaching in all areas of technical writing.

Writing Consultant Job Description

Writing Consultants assist the lead instructor in recitation sections of EG 1003. Their role is primarily one of grading written material for the course and tutoring students in each of the sections. Their responsibility is fulfilled by grading, attendance at recitation, and training.

You should have one of the following:

  • Master’s degree in STEM, communication, or related field, or

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM, communication, or related field with 10 or more years of relevant experience in STEM writing

  • You have strong technical communication skills. You have experience with public speaking and technical/scientific writing.

  • You are available to teach during the week in the mornings and/or early afternoons.

Preferred:

  • MS or PhD in engineering

  • You have industry experience and/or teaching in the areas of technical report writing, scientific literacy, and academic communication.

  • You have a documented record of university teaching in the specific area.

Please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter

  • Current CV/Resume

  • A teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy

  • Names and contact information for three references

    We will review applications immediately and will continue until we fill the positions; we encourage you to submit early.

About Us

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon has an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and we lead in online education and in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.

NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life (https://www.nyu.edu/about/leadership-university-administration/office-of-the-president/office-of-the-provost/work-life.html) .

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