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New York University Part-Time Instructor, Work Design and Measurement in Brooklyn, New York

The Department of Technology Management and Innovation at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a part-time, non-tenured instructor in work design and measurement, with a start date of January 23, 2023.

We invite applicants to teach one or more graduate or undergraduate courses. In particular, we presently seek instructors for the following course:

  • Title: IE-GY 6063 Work Design and Measurement

  • Meeting Time: Mondays 6:00 - 8:30 pm – September 1, 2022 to December 14, 2022

  • Description: Principles and techniques of designing work methods and work simplification programs. Theory and techniques of workplace design, work measurement, time study, work sampling, standard data systems, methods analysis, rating, and work allowances. Applications of ergonomics and anthropometrics to promote worker health and safety in lean manufacturing environments.

  • Objectives: Students will learn practical ways of improving the productivity of manufacturing firms by applying human factors techniques.

You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a graduate degree in Industrial Engineering or a closely related discipline and a record of teaching experience in one or more of these areas.

  • Operations Research and Analysis

  • Work Design and Measurement

  • Applied Ergonomics and Human Factors

  • Information Engineering

  • Systems Design and Engineering

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Operations Engineering and Management

Please submit the following materials electronically:

  • Cover letter

  • Current CV

  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)

  • Teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy

  • Names and contact information for at least two references.

We will review applications starting November 1, 2022 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. 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 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 contact hour rate for this position is $149.25. This rate is based on the collective bargaining agreement with Local 7902.

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