Part-Time Instructor, Economics and Strategy/Economics and Strategies for Digital Platforms
New York University
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Internal Number: 106739
The Department of Technology Management and Innovation at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a part-time, non-tenured instructor in economics and strategy, with a start date of January 23, 2023.
We invite applicants to teach one or more graduate or undergraduate courses. In particular, we presently seek instructors for the following courses:
MG-GY 6023 - Economics & Strategy
Course Time: Monday or Wednesday 2:00-4:30pm (flexible, can change if required)
This course discusses economic principles that form the building blocks of strategic decision-making to introduce students to the modern strategic management literature. Topics from economic theory include opportunity cost, economic profits, economic systems, demand, supply, pricing, cost structures, economies of scale and scope, bargaining power, market structures, and industry analysis. In addition, the concept of business model design and innovation is introduced as a system of interdependent strategic decisions to study competitive differentiation. Finally, a firm's performance and ability to achieve a sustainable advantage are analyzed using the value creation and appropriation theoretical framework.
MG-GY 8683 - Economics & Strategies for Digital Platforms
Course Time: Flexible (one weekday/week for 2.5 hours)
This course equips students with the economic tools and strategic thinking necessary to understand digital platforms' business models. It covers topics that inform platform strategies, such as two-sided markets, first-mover advantage, network effects, the chicken-or-egg dilemma, monetization strategies, freemium models, intellectual property rights, startup strategy, crowdsourcing, platform governance, regulation, societal aspects of platforms, ways in which platforms are changing competition, and reasons why platforms fail.
You should be an excellent teacher. You should have a graduate degree (terminal preferred) in Economics or a closely related discipline and a record of teaching experience in this area.
Please submit the following materials electronically:
Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
Teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy
Names and contact information for at least two references.
We will review applications starting November 1, 2022 and will continue until we fill the position; we encourage you to submit early
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three
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