Part-Time Instructor, Department of Applied Physics
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Preferred Education: Doctorate/Professional
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Applied Physics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a part-time, non-tenured instructor, from September 1, 2022 to December 22, 2022.
The department of Applied Physics offers BS degrees in Applied Physics and Math & Physics. In addition, it runs introductory courses which service several of the engineering programs in the school. It also offers several upper-level electives for both majors and nonmajors.
We invite applicants to teach one undergraduate course. In particular, we presently seek instructors for PH-UY 2823: Geology and Geophysics (an introduction to physical geology, familiarizing students with basic geological processes, and emphasizing the interdisciplinary interactions involved). You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a Ph.D. in Geophysics, Geology, or a closely related discipline and a record of teaching experience in these areas. Candidates with a Master’s Degree and a strong teaching record at the college level or active industrial practice also will be considered.
Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
Teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy including a description of needed classroom resources
We will review applications starting July 1, 2022 and will continue until we fill the position; we encourage you to submit early.
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.
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