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New York University Industry Assistant Professor, Applied Physics in Brooklyn, New York

The Department of Applied Physics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position at the level of Industry Assistant Professor, with a start date of September 1, 2023. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable for longer terms contingent on performance reviews.

The department of Applied Physics offers BS degrees in Applied Physics and Physics & Mathematics. The faculty teach introductory physics courses that support the school’s engineering programs and sustainability initiative. It also offers a variety of upper-level courses for the department’s own majors.

An Industry Professor's primary roles are teaching, mentoring and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach. The normal teaching load is three courses per academic semester.

While we invite applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching in all areas of physics, the ability to teach courses in the field of Quantum Technology would be a plus. You should be an excellent teacher. By the start date of the position, you should have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline and a record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas.

Please submit the following materials electronically:

  • Cover letter

  • Current CV

  • Teaching statement

  • A statement of your experience with or knowledge of inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging efforts (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GeEfXMud656bTvvGV78sJv9_LBn2r0cDO1E_dftHd7I/edit) 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.

We will review applications beginning on Monday, January 9, 2023, and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage early submissions.

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 increasing 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 families to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty is supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by theNYU Office of Work Life.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary (for 9 month) range for this position is $70,000 - $125,000. 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.

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