Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Environmental Studies

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Environmental Studies
Department of Environmental Studies
New York University Arts and Science

The Department of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University invites applications for two tenure-track positions (at the rank of Assistant Professor). The appointments will begin September 1, 2019, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The successful applicant will be an interdisciplinary scholar with a strong record of research and publishing who is ready to contribute to the education of undergraduates majoring in Environmental Studies and to at least one of two new graduate programs being launched by the department (Environmental Systems Studies and Animal Studies). We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in global environmental governance or urban ecology. We welcome candidates from a broad range of social science, physical science, and policy backgrounds (e.g., environmental studies, earth science, urban studies, ecology, political science, sociology, economics, public policy, geography).

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. by August 31, 2019, have a research program that demonstrates the potential to be a leader in the field of Environmental Studies, and have proven the ability to be an excellent teacherCandidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, three (3) confidential letters of recommendation, a research and teaching statement, and two exemplary writing samples. Because diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, we request that you include a paragraph in your cover letter telling us how diversity figures into your past, present, and future teaching, research, and community engagement.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the search is complete. More information is available at
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