New York University, Tandon School of Engineering

Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Risk Engineering
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Brooklyn, New York 11201, United States
Subject Areas: applied mathematics, statistics and data science, operations research
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/17, listed until 2024/04/17)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Finance and Risk Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor, to start on September 1, 2024. The FRE department hosts the Master of Science degree in Financial Engineering, which is consistently among the top ranked programs worldwide. Our faculty, students and alumni tackle theoretical and practical challenges in financial engineering. FRE is currently expanding the research team in view of developing a doctoral program in collaboration with other departments. Qualifications We are looking to hire in all areas of mathematics applied to financial engineering and decision modeling for economics and finance. Areas of interests include stochastic analysis, optimization, control and game theory, statistics and data science. You should have a Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics, or a closely related discipline, with a demonstrated experience and a clear knowledge of current challenging problems in financial engineering and decision modeling. We seek individuals who have the potential to develop a strong record of scholarship, leadership, curricular innovation, entrepreneurship, and an excellent funding record. You should demonstrate potential for excellence in research, teaching and mentoring. Application Instructions: Please submit the following materials electronically through interfolio: •Cover letter •Current CV •Research Statement •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 November 1st 2023, and will continue until we fill the position. We encourage you to submit early. Should you have any questions please contact Professor Nizar Touzi, About Us New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. 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 three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. 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. Additional Information In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary (for 9-month) range for this position is $125,000 - $195,000 for the Assistant Professor rank. 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 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 country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at

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