Job ID: 169081

Contract Faculty, Biology

NYU Tandon School of Engineering

  • Oct. 7, 2021
  • Contract Faculty, Biology
  • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • NYU Tandon School of Engineering
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Until Filled
  • January 2022 or September 2022
  • Contract Faculty
  • Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position in Biology, at the level of Industry Assistant Professor or Industry Associate Professor, with a start date of January 2022 or September 2022.

The department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers BS degrees in Biomolecular Science and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MS degrees in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship, and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering.

An Industry Professor's primary roles are teaching, mentoring, and educational innovation and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach. We invite applicants for an Industry Professor position whose duties will include teaching laboratory and lecture sections, depending on departmental needs. The successful candidate will also be expected to coordinate all Biology lab instruction. This involves managing all aspects of Tandon's undergraduate biology teaching labs, including preparing materials and maintaining laboratory equipment functional. The typical teaching load for this position will be three lab sections and one lecture course per academic semester in addition to the lab coordination duties.

We invite applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching in all areas of biology with particular emphasis on cell and molecular biology and physiology. You should be an excellent teacher. A Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related discipline and a record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas is required. Applications by candidates who have recently completed a Ph.D. or postdoc, with a minimum of 1-year of experience after the Ph.D. and who have a strong interest in teaching are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions
Please submit the following materials electronically:
  • 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 August 1, 2021, and 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 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 creating 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 families to go to college. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of services and programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life.

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