Lecturer, Department of Applied Physics



Job description

Brooklyn, NY

The Department of Applied Physics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position, at the level of Lecturer, with a start date of September 1, 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.

A Lecturer’s primary roles are teaching, mentoring and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach. The department offers BS and MS degrees in Applied Physics, as well as a BS degree in Physics and Mathematics.

We invite applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching in all areas of Applied Physics with particular emphasis on large, multi-section physics theory and laboratory courses. You should be an experienced, driven, and motivating teacher. You should have a Ph.D. in physics, applied physics or a closely related discipline and the equivalent of at least three (3) years full time experience teaching large, multi-section physics lecture and laboratory courses at university level.

How to apply

Apply online

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

NYU’s leadership team is dedicated to fulfilling the University’s educational mission and research enterprise, to advancing a vision for the University’s future, and to sustain its tradition of academic excellence.