Eugene Kleiner Chair for Innovation in Engineering
New York University
March 13, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Higher Education Institution
New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering invites applications and nominations for the prestigious Eugene Kleiner Chair for Innovation in Engineering. This Chair was established in honor of Eugene Kleiner, an Austrian-born American engineer and venture capitalist who is considered a pioneer of Silicon Valley and co-founder of Kleiner-Perkins.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. The School’s faculty and students interact on many fronts with other NYU Schools and are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and have access to NYU’s Global Network University. The School is deeply committed to excellence in teaching and research. It fosters student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world.
We are seeking an internationally acclaimed distinguished innovator-academic, who combines exceptional academic credentials that warrant appointment as a tenured chaired full professor in one of the engineering departments of NYU Tandon.The Kleiner Chair holder should have a record of outstanding achievements as an academic leader, innovator and entrepreneur. Applications and nominations from individuals in all engineering fields are welcome.
Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, a statement of anticipated contributions to the academic innovation and entrepreneurship environment at NYU Tandon, and full contact information for three to five confidential references. All application materials should be submitted electronically via http://apply.interfolio.com/49595
For more information, please contact Professor K.R. Sreenivasan, Kleiner Chair Search Committee Chair, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 1 MetroTech Center, 19th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201. E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
About New York University
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.