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New York University Assistant/Associate Industry Professor in Brooklyn, New York

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering ( invites applications for a full time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position in engineering design and thermal/fluid sciences at the level of Industry Associate Professor, with a start date of September 1, 2024.

An Industry Professor’s primary role are teaching, mentoring and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach. The expectations for the position primarily involve teaching 2-3 undergraduate courses per semester or fewer courses if the tasks involve significant service and administrative tasks for the Department, such as new curriculum development, ABET accreditation preparation, and student mentoring. The position is renewable depending on the performance.

The department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering, MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics & Robotics, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering. The Department invites applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching and project mentoring in senior design, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics courses. The successful candidate should be an excellent teacher and must be able to mentor projects in support of our undergraduate courses. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in engineering closely related to Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and a substantial record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas.

Please submit the following materials electronically at [add link].

  • Cover letter

  • Current CV

  • Teaching statement

  • A statement of your experience with or knowledge of inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging efforts ( and your plans for incorporating them into your teaching, research, mentoring, and service.

  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)

  • Names and contact information for three references.

  • References will be automatically contacted to upload confidential letters of reference in the Interfolio System.

We will review applications beginning on November 1, 2023, and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early.

About Us

New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion ( to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. 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. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. 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 ( .

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual (9 month) base salary range for this position is $95,000 - $145,000 for the Industry Associate Professor rank. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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