The Department of Technology Management and Innovation and the Center for Urban Science and Progress, both in Tandon School of Engineering, invite applications for two tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor with joint appointment between the two units, with earliest start date of September 1, 2023.
Effective technology and innovation management and entrepreneurship increasingly determine success in business today. The Department of Technology Management and Innovation is an acknowledged pioneer and leader in offering courses and programs about these increasingly critical arenas. The department serves a diverse and broad range of professionals, and its faculty and students compose a vital and forward-thinking research and learning community. The department’s research and educational offerings focus on a broad range of sectors, including financial and professional services; retailing and logistics; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; renewable energy and clean technology; media and entertainment; IT, telecom, networks and modern electronic business; and non-for-profits and government-all constituting areas of greatest growth and opportunity in the modern economy, especially in New York City, the nation’s foremost global city.
The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the service of urban communities across the globe. Using New York City as our laboratory and classroom, NYU CUSP strives to develop novel data- and technology-driven solutions to advance our understanding of cities and help address the complex challenges they face. CUSP’s research and educational initiatives focus on high-impact areas such as climate change and resiliency, improving public health, designing modern urban infrastructure, and promoting the ethical and equitable design, collection, and deployment of data and technology in cities.
We are looking for candidates with expertise and interest in the intersection of technology, innovation, and people, in particular as they apply to smart cities and urban environments.
We encourage applications from candidates with expertise and interest in establishing research programs with emphasis on, but not limited to, the following areas:
Sociotechnical urban systems
Technology management in smart cities
Entrepreneurship and smart cities
Design thinking and smart cities
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in management, engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates must demonstrate clear potential for scholarship, leadership, curricular innovation, entrepreneurship, and funding. All candidates must demonstrate or show potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring.
Please submit the following materials electronically through Interfolio:
Research Statement (up to 3 pages).
Teaching statement (up to 2 pages).
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 (up to 2 pages).
Recent teaching evaluations (if available).
Names and contact information for three references.
We will review applications beginning on October 1, 2022 and will continue until we fill the positions. We encourage early submissions of applications.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon School of Engineering 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. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support four “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning.
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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