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New York University Contract Faculty position in Biotechnology in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering in Brooklyn, New York

The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering ( invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position in Biotechnology or Biomolecular Science at the level of Industry Assistant/Associate Professor, with a start date of September 1, 2024

An Industry Professor’s primary roles are teaching, mentoring, and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work, advising, and outreach. We invite applicants for an Industry Professor position whose main duties include teaching lecture courses in the areas of Biomaterials, Protein Engineering and Biocatalysis. The typical teaching load for Industry Professors is two to three lecture courses per semester adjusted for project supervision and/or advising.

We invite applicants who are interested and qualified to teach graduate classes in at least two of the following areas: Biomaterials, Protein Engineering, and Biocatalysis. You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a Ph.D. related to one of these disciplines. Previous teaching experience at the graduate level is strongly preferred, but not essential. Candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply.

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 t hree references.

    l We will review applications beginning on April 1, 2024 but will keep the application open and continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early.

    Additional Information

    In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary (for 9-month) range for this position is $85,000-$135,000. 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.

    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.

    The department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers B.S. degrees in Biomolecular Science and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, and Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship, and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering.

    NYU Tandon is committed 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. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of services and programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life ( .

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