Tandon Faculty First-Look | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Tandon Faculty First-Look

Preparing diverse, talented scholars for faculty careers

TRIO of diverse grad students

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites scholars currently underrepresented in engineering fields who are nearing completion of their doctorates or who are in post-doctoral positions to apply for Tandon Faculty First-Look Fellowships.

Fellows will have the opportunity to present and receive feedback on their ongoing research, engage with NYU faculty from a range of engineering disciplines, and participate in workshops designed to help them advance their careers.


Eligible participants include doctoral degree candidates and post-doctoral fellows working in fields represented by NYU Tandon’s faculty, departments, and research centers. Women and applicants of African-American, Latinx, American Indian, or Alaskan Native descent, and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates will submit the following (as individual documents) when the application process is open: 

  1. Personal Statement: to include career aspirations, your contribution to diversity and inclusion in the Academy, anticipated dissertation completion date, and why participating in NYU Tandon’s Faculty First-Look will help you achieve your goals. Maximum 750-word count
  2. Dissertation Abstract: maximum 250-word count
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letter of Recommendation from dissertation advisor, verifying anticipated dissertation date
  5. Supplemental Form

The application period for the 2021 program is now closed.