Visiting Faculty in Finance and Risk Engineering

New York University Tandon School of Engineering

Description

The Department of Finance and Risk Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, visiting faculty position in Financial Engineering, at the level of Visiting Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, with a start date of August 1, 2021. The position will be for one academic year, with a renewal option for a further year.

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.

Qualifications

A Visiting Professor's primary roles are teaching, mentoring and educational innovation, and the position may also entail some administrative work and outreach.  This position will be primarily teaching focused.  The department offers an MS degree in Financial Engineering and also does service courses at the undergrad level.

We invite applicants for classroom and laboratory teaching in all areas of Quantitative Finance, with particular emphasis on Machine Learning. You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a Ph.D. in math, finance, computer science or a closely related discipline and a record of industrial experience and/or teaching in these areas.

Application Instructions

You should submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy
  • A brief statement describing how your past experience has prepared you to support our commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Names and contact information for three references