Part-Time Instructor in Project Management, Department of Technology Management and Innovation New Y

NYU Tandon School of Engineering
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Technology Management and Innovation at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for part-time, non-tenured instructors, with a start date of Spring 2021.  


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. 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.


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.


We presently seek Project Management instructors who can teach one or more graduate or undergraduate courses:


MG-UY 3002 Project Management (Undergraduate Course)

Wednesday 2:00pm – 3:50pm


This course provides students with practical and best-practice project management theory, concepts and (hands-on) practical experience so that they may contribute effectively to and lead multicultural team projects framed for the new global economy. The practical component includes a team-based project that spans the duration of the course.


MG-GY 8203 Project Management (Graduate Course)

2:00 – 4:30pm or 6:00-8:30pm (Weekday Negotiable)  


This course focuses on managing technology- based projects, ranging from individual research and development to large-scale and complex technological systems. It covers topics such as feasibility and risk analyses, project selection and portfolio optimization, functional and administrative structures, coordination and scheduling of activities, personnel planning, negotiations and contracts, cost estimation, capital budgeting, cost controls and effective matrix management.


MG-GY 8223 Agile Project Management (Graduate Course)

2:00 – 4:30pm or 6:00-8:30pm (Weekday Negotiable)  


This course will prepare students to apply agile methods in project management. The class is designed to be highly interactive, with students working through case studies throughout the semester and applying the strategies and processes to project management simulations. At the end of the course, students will be able to describe the history, principle, and values of the Agile Manifesto and agile project management. Students will be able to justify the need for agile project management for specific projects, define why it is different from other project management lifecycles, and describe the methodologies for application. Students will be prepared to begin studying for Agile professional licensure exams once completing this course.


MG-GY 8233 Quality Management/Six-Sigma (Graduate Course)

2:00 – 4:30pm or 6:00-8:30pm (Weekday Negotiable)


Quality Management is a comprehensive approach for leading and operating an organization, aimed at continually improving performance over the long term by focusing on customers while addressing the needs of all stakeholders. The bottom line of QM is results: increased productivity, efficiency, customer satisfaction/delight, and world-class performance. This course will present the various QM frameworks, concepts, and quality improvement tools, including, TQM, Six Sigma, Lean and Lean Six Sigma, etc. that are necessary for implementing the quality culture that characterizes world-class organizations of the 21st century. We will, explore the key actions necessary for transforming manufacturing and service firms into world-class organizations that deliver ever-improving value to their customers, clients, and constituents.


You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a graduate degree in Project Management/Quality Management/ Operations Management or a closely related discipline, be a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and have a record of teaching experience in these areas.

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