Faculty Position in Economics

New York University Shanghai

New York University: NYU - Shanghai: Shanghai: Arts And Science: Economics


Shanghai, China

Start date

Nov 12, 2020


NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for an open rank, non-tenure track contract position in Economics. NYU Shanghai seeks candidates who have completed a PhD in Economics, or a closely-related discipline. Applications are invited from candidates in any field, and NYU Shanghai has a special interest in Applied Econometrics and Microeconomics.

The appointment entails a teaching load of four (4) courses per academic year (typically two courses in each of the Fall and Spring semesters). Contract appointments are effective for three (3) years and eligible for renewal.

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.

Application Instructions

Applications may be received until March 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please email shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.

Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and at least one writing sample. Additionally, applicants will submit a document listing the names and email addresses of three (3) referees that can provide a letter on their behalf.