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New York University Lecturer, Undergraduate Academics, General Engineering, New York University in Brooklyn, New York

The Department of Undergraduate Academics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for multiple full-time, non-tenured, renewable faculty positions in General Engineering, at the level of Lecturer, with a start date of September 1, 2023.

General Engineering is seeking a Lecturer to support first-year engineering students in developing their technical communication skills in the General Engineering (EG) 1004 Introduction to Engineering and Design course. This course is central to the students-first initiative at NYU Tandon School of Engineering by offering project-based learning for practical engineering skills development in the first year. EG-UY 1004 is a gateway course to the rest of the curriculum and opportunities that students will have at Tandon and in their future careers. The EG faculty and teaching assistants represent a variety of disciplines and act as mentors for student projects and professional development.

We are seeking a dedicated faculty member who can advance our students’ writing. EG1004 is a multidisciplinary first-year engineering course that is required for all engineering and computer science majors at Tandon. This course is team-taught by a group of faculty who are supported by a large team of undergraduate teaching assistants. A Lecturer's primary roles are teaching, mentoring and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach. The Lecturer will teach five recitation sections in addition to supporting course operations.

The Lecturer will co-facilitate recitation sessions with another professor who serves as the primary instructor.

Their responsibility is fulfilled by:

  • evaluating weekly individual and group written assignments

  • delivering short lectures on technical and professional communication

  • hosting in-class one-on-one appointments with students to address writing issues

  • collaborating with other faculty on curriculum development

  • auditing grading across sections

  • updating and maintaining course material

The Lecturer will also assist with the operations of the course. This includes management and review of the teaching assistants; design of course material and content; and standards for course assessment and delivery.

We invite applicants with expertise in all areas of technical writing. 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 minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in technical writing

  • Strong technical communication skills


  • MFA in writing field or MS or Ph.D. in engineering, communications, journalism, or related technical writing fields

  • Industry experience and/or teaching in the areas of technical report writing, scientific literacy, and academic communication

  • A documented record of university teaching in technical communication

Please submit the following materials electronically at:

  • 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.

We will review applications beginning on May 17, 2023 and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early. Should you have any questions please contact

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 byan 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 theNYU Office of Work Life.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary (9-month) range for this position is $60,000 - $80,000. 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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