NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for several tenured and tenure-track positions in different disciplines relating to urban studies. Specifically, we seek applications in the following broad areas: 1) architecture; 2) urban planning 3) urban policy; 4) environmental studies; other urban related disciplines will also be considered. Rank is open, and may be at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. before they start the job and will have a record of scholarship in their field. Teaching experience and a commitment to undergraduate education are essential, and a willingness to teach across disciplines is desirable.
Academics and practitioners with an interest in urban issues in Asia are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will demonstrate a capacity for both research excellence and high-quality instruction in the classroom.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of their current research and future research plans (3 pages maximum), their teaching interests, and electronic copies of up to three recent 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 then be contacted by NYU and asked to upload their reference letter. Senior candidates are not required to provide references at this time.
About NYU Shanghai: NYU Shanghai is the newest 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.
NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.