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Chair and Associate Professor or Professor

09 Sep 2022 3:44 PM | Anonymous

Position Title

Chair and Associate Professor or Professor


Brooklyn, New York

Position Summary

The Department of Finance and Risk Engineering (FRE) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering (NYU Tandon) invites applications for the position of the Department Chair and Associate Professor or Professor of FRE, with an anticipated start date between June 1, 2023, and September 1, 2023.  We invite applications from tenured Faculty members or distinguished industry thought leaders in Financial Engineering, Mathematical Finance, Finance, or a closely related discipline.

Required Qualifications

The Chair is expected to be a person with exceptional leadership skills, including communication, delegation, collaboration, and advocacy development. A Ph.D. degree in Financial Engineering, Mathematical Finance, Applied Mathematics, Finance, or a related field is required. Other qualifications and responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop strategic plans and new initiatives for the department and oversee implementation.
  • Provide vision and leadership to advance the education and research missions of the department.
  • Oversee all aspects of the M.S. program in Financial Engineering (MSFE).
  • Oversee and support personnel development (faculty recruitment, promotion/tenure, training, professional education, annual reviews, faculty research, and collaboration).
  • Develop and expand experiential and industry relationships to foster opportunities and program growth.
  • Serve as primary Departmental advocate to enhance the visibility of Departmental programs on and off campus.
  • Manage department allocation of fiscal and human resources, including faculty teaching assignments.

How to Apply:

Apply Here: https://apply.interfolio.com/112012

Please submit the following materials electronically:

  •   Cover letter
  •   Current CV
  •   Research Statement
  •   Teaching Statement
  •  A statement describing your vision for the future of the Department and the Master in Science program in Financial Engineering
  •  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
  •  Names and contact information for three references
  • The committee will review applications until the position is filled. 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 School of Engineering has an illustrious past as “Brooklyn Poly” and Polytechnic University. 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. 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 families 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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