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Tandon Faculty First Look Fellow

Tandon School of Engineering

The New York University (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering invites scholars currently underrepresented in engineering fields who are nearing completion of their PhDs or who are in postdoctoral 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.

The Tandon Faculty First Look program will be held via Zoom, Friday, March 12, 2021, 10 AM-4:30 PM.


Eligible participants include doctoral degree candidates and postdoctoral 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.

Application Instructions

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.

Application deadline is December 15, 2020. Please submit materials electronically through Interfolio.

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Last updated: 2020-11-30