Adjunct Position in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering
New York University Tandon School of Engineering
United States


NYU Shanghai invites applications for part-time instructors to teach one or more courses in computer science and/or electrical engineering at the first-year graduate level. Courses would be taught on-site at the NYU Shanghai campus. In particular, we seek instructors for courses such as:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms

  • Machine Learning / AI / Deep Learning / Data Science

  • Big Data 

  • Embedded Systems

  • Digital Signal Processing

  • Networking 

  • Databases

  • Software Engineering

  • Computer Vision


We seek candidates who have (1) a PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,  or a related field and (2) have teaching experience.

Applicants are responsible for obtaining and maintaining approvals, clearances and documentation to perform the services required by this part-time appointment, including but not limited to an ID/passport and work permits, as well as the permission from your current employer.

Application Instructions

Applicant Inquiries:

Inquiries can be directed to Ivan Selesnick at

Application Instructions:

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Teaching evaluations, if available
  • Names and contact information of two references

About New York University 

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.

We foster innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in 5G wireless technology, smart mobility, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, technology and governance, and the social implications of artificial intelligence, among others.

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

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