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

NYU Tandon School of Engineering
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 19, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, visiting faculty position, with a start date of February 2021 or September 2021.  The position will be for one academic year, but the candidate with outstanding performance may be reappointed for up to three years .

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.



A Visiting Professor's primary roles are teaching, mentoring and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach. The department offers BS, MS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering and an MS degree in Mechatronics and Robotics.  We invite applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching in all areas of Mechanical Engineering, with particular emphasis on Finite Element Analysis and General Analytical Methods. You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline and a record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas. 

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 December, 2020 and will continue until we fill the position; we encourage you to submit early. 

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