Assistant Professor in Race and Cities in the Americas
New York University
Location: New York, NY
Internal Number: 113045
The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in Race and Cities in the Americas. This search is part of a cluster hire that includes the Departments History, Sociology, and the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. More information about this cluster, and NYU's broader Faculty Cluster Hiring Initiative, can be foundhere, and here.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $70,000 - $120,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
We are interested in applicants whose research and teaching takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to the study of diasporic communities from Africa and Latin America, with a focus on how diasporic urbanites and their descendants confront inequality and reinvent and shape the urban communities they inhabit. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2023, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline such as history, sociology, political science, geography, urban planning, or from an interdisciplinary program such as Africana, gender and sexuality, Latinx or Latin American studies, or ethnic studies.
As a center of urban research in the nation's largest and most diverse city, Social and Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary department committed to developing innovative approaches in urbanism, migration, critical racial, ethnic and indigenous studies, gender and sexuality, art, culture, politics, and economic life. The Department has degree programs in Africana Studies, American Studies, Asian/Pacific/American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latinx Studies, Metropolitan Studies, and Social and Cultural Analysis. The department encourages innovative teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The search committee will begin their review of applications on October 15, 2022. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, and a research statement. Applicants should provide names and contact information of three recommenders. Ph.D. in hand by 9/1/2023 required.
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