Faculty Position in Humanities

New York University Shanghai

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



Start date

Sep 19, 2021


NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor in gender and sexuality studies. We are especially interested in candidates working on issues related to gender and sexuality in literature and other forms of expressive culture, and whose research cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries. 

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may in certain cases have the opportunity to spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU Global Network, engaging in both research and teaching. 


Teaching obligations will be to the Humanities degree program, which has disciplinary strengths in history, philosophy, literature and the visual arts. We seek candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in these or related fields by the time of appointment, which is expected to be September 2022.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and at least one writing sample via Interfolio. We ask that candidates include the names and contact details for at least three references on their CV. Candidates will be informed should referees be contacted for letters. 

Applications may be received until October 31, 2021. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.

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, NYU Shanghai 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 fourteen 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.

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