Position, Full-Time Faculty Positions, Liberal Studies,New York University

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New York University, ARTS AND SCIENCE

Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    New York, United States
Position:    Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Liberal Studies at New York University invites applications for full-time non-tenure track faculty positions to begin September 1, 2015, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary program, and we welcome applicants from a broad range of backgrounds in the Humanities and Social Sciences.  Liberal Studies offers the Bachelor of Arts in Global Liberal Studies, which is establishing itself among NYU’s range of premier liberal arts degrees, and an innovative, two-year global core curriculum program whose students may complete their degrees in any of NYU’s liberal arts programs.

We seek colleagues in the following areas who will, as needed, teach both advanced classes in the fields of specialization listed and courses in the global core (note that successful candidates must be capable of teaching at least two core courses; e. g., Cultural Foundations I and II, Social Foundations III and East Asian Cultures, etc):

●    East Asian Studies, with an emphasis on China 

PhD in East Asian Studies, or (with a focus on East Asia) Politics, History, or Sociology

●    Global Studies

PhD in Global Studies (strongly preferred); PhDs in other fields considered, but must demonstrate commitment to and expertise in Global Studies theory

●    Visual Arts, with an emphasis on contemporary global arts

PhD in Art, Gallery/Museum Studies, or related field; MFA in Film Production or related field. 

●    Rhetoric and Writing Studies

PhD in Rhetoric and Writing Studies; secondary expertise in literary journalism or magazine writing/publication welcome

Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree in hand by the date of appointment; three years of college-level teaching experience; and demonstrated excellence in teaching.  Publications or other evidences of outstanding scholarship and relevant professional activity are strongly preferred.

All Liberal Studies full-time faculty hold renewable term contracts, initially three years, and later potentially five years in duration. There is no limit to the number of times a contract may be renewed, contingent upon satisfactory performance. Faculty normally teach three classes per semester. Faculty also are expected to remain engaged in their fields of expertise, to advise undergraduates, and to contribute service to the program and to the University.

Applications consisting ONLY of a cover letter and a current c.v. should be submitted by November 17, 2014. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. Full instructions for submitting an application and additional information about these positions and about the program may be found in an extended position description at:




Website:  http://www.nyu.edu/projects/mediamosaic/1415LSJobs/

Posting Date:  10/14/2014
Closing Date  01/11/2015