Tandon Faculty First Look | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Tandon Faculty First Look

Preparing diverse, talented scholars for faculty careers


Information about the next application period will be available in December.

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The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is committed to excellence, inclusion, and diversity in STEM research and education.  In this framework, we invite talented underrepresented minorities and women scholars, passionate about science, and driven to make the world a better place, to apply to the prestigious Tandon Faculty First Look Fellowship program.  The candidates should be nearing completion of their Ph.D. or be in a post-doctoral position.

Fellows will have the opportunity to spend one day at NYU 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.

The Tandon Faculty First Look Fellowship program will be held in-person on Friday, April 29, 2022, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM on the campus of NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, and all travel expenses including hotel will be covered.


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

The 2022 application deadline has passed.

Interested candidates will submit the following (as individual documents):

  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

Submit materials electronically through Interfolio by March 21, 2022.