NYU Shanghai invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Studies.
We are especially interested in candidates at the rank of assistant professor; more senior scholars will also be considered. We seek candidates who have completed a PhD in geography, sociology, anthropology, political science, or a related social science field, and whose work demonstrates a capacity for excellence interdisciplinary environmental research and high-quality classroom instruction. We are especially but not exclusively interested in scholars whose research adopts a global perspective on disasters, urban ecology, or energy and climate change.
The terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to those in U.S. institutions in terms of compensation and research start-up funds, and include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. NYU Shanghai faculty members may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites in NYU’s global network, in order to engage in teaching or research.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our website for instructions and other information on how to apply.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and electronic copies of up to five relevant publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter.
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.