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Visiting Faculty, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New York University
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Date Posted Jan. 20, 2021
Title Visiting Faculty, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New York University
University NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Department Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2021
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, Visiting Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, with a start date of September 1, 2021. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the 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. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. We seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches.

We foster innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world:

Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn.

We support four “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy.

We collaborate closely with other universities throughout NYC.

We maintain strong partnerships with NY city and state governments and with industry and corporate communities.

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 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department invites applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching and project/thesis mentoring. The successful candidate should be an excellent teacher and must be able to handle courses and projects/theses in support of curriculum requirements in Finite Element Analysis and Mechanics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should have a PhD degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline. The position is potentially renewable up to three years.

Application Instructions
You should submit:
  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references.

We will review applications starting March 1, 2021 and will continue until we fill the position; we encourage you to submit early. Applications received by January 15th, 2021 will receive full consideration.

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