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New York University Contract Faculty, General Engineering in Brooklyn, New York

NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position in General Engineering at the level of Industry Assistant or Associate Professor, with a start date of August or September 1, 2023 . The initial appointment will be for two to three academic years.

The General Engineering Program manages the first-year engineering course EG 1004 Introduction to Engineering and Design which is required for all engineering majors. We are seeking a dedicated faculty member who can advance our students’ knowledge through prior experience. This course consists of weekly lectures, labs, and recitation sections and is team-taught by a group of faculty who are supported by a large team of teaching assistants. The Contract Faculty will teach the five recitation sections per semester in addition to supporting course operations.

The primary role of EG faculty is in guiding students through the course, orienting students to the field of engineering, improving technical communication skills, explaining the engineering design process, and introducing tools, resources, and terminology to first-year engineering students. EG 1004 faculty are expected to mentor student teams and provide guidance for open-ended semester-long design projects and hands-on laboratory experiments. The EG faculty will also assist with the operations of the course. This includes management and review of the teaching assistants; purchasing equipment and materials for projects and labs; designing course material and content; and maintaining or updating standards for course assessment and delivery.

  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. in engineering, engineering education, computer science, or related field

  • Candidate should have strong teaching experience, pedagogical training, or a record of industrial experience in these areas.

  • Candidates should have experience with engineering design and analysis, laboratory experiments, team project management, public speaking, and technical/scientific communication.

  • Candidates should have experience with curriculum development, managing a team of students, asset management, educational research, and best practices.

    You should submit:

  • Cover letter

  • Current CV

  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)

  • 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.

  • Names and contact information for three references

    We will review applications immediately 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 $75,000- $105,000 for the Industry Assistant Professor rank and $90,000-$130,000 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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