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Contract Faculty position in Biology in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

New York University (NYU)
Brooklyn, New York
$80,000 - $120,000
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Job Details

The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured, renewable faculty position in Molecular Biology and Genetics, at the level of Industry Assistant Professor, with a start date of September 1, 2024.

Job description

An Industry Professor’s primary roles are teaching, mentoring, and educational innovation, and the position may also entail administrative work, advising, and outreach. We invite applicants for an Industry Professor position whose main duties include teaching lecture courses in biology, with a specific emphasis on genetics and molecular biology. The typical teaching load for Industry Professors is three lecture courses per semester.


We invite applicants for classroom teaching in all areas of biology with particular emphasis on molecular biology and genetics. You should be an excellent teacher. A Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related discipline is required and a record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas is preferred.  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 at


  • 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 May 15, 2024 but will keep the application open and continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early. For any questions please contact, Eray Aydil:

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary (for 9-month) range for this position is $80,000-$120,000.  New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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 in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.

The department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers B.S. degrees in Biomolecular Science and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, and Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship, and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering.

NYU Tandon is committed 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. 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.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the county and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at


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