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Clinical Assistant Professors
LIBERAL STUDIES
New York University Arts and Science


Liberal Studies at New York University invites applications for six Clinical Assistant Professor positions to begin September 1, 2020, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

Liberal Studies provides a unique interdisciplinary educational experience to undergraduate students. The Liberal Studies Core consists of a two-year interdisciplinary global curriculum drawing on great works across civilizations. The Global Liberal Studies Bachelor of Arts, one of NYU’s premier liberal arts degrees, builds on the global core with an upper division set of interdisciplinary concentrations that direct students toward different areas of global study.

We seek applicants for the following positions:

Writing:
Two positions: 1) Writing and Literary Journalism. Ph.D. in Writing Studies, Journalism, Creative Writing. 2) Writing and Translation. Ph.D. in Writing Studies, Translation Studies, Creative Writing. Candidates should have the ability to teach the first-year writing sequence of the Core Curriculum with a global emphasis that engages works in English and in translation. Candidates should have the ability to teach upper-division seminars in their areas of expertise.

Global Works and Society:
Ph.D. in Political Theory, Philosophy, History, or related fields in the social sciences. Candidates should have the ability to teach global works that examine enduring questions of philosophy, religion, political and social theory, and history from antiquity to the early 18th century in the Global Works and Society sequence of the Core Curriculum. Candidates must embrace interdisciplinary, intersectional, and global perspectives, and have the ability to teach upper-division seminars in their areas of expertise.

East Asian Studies:
Ph.D. in East Asian Studies, History, Political Science, or related fields. Candidates should have the ability to teach interdisciplinary seminars on East Asia to introduce undergraduates to the politics, history, intellectual thought, and development of the region within a global context. Preference for a specialist in Korea and/or Japan. Candidates should have the ability to teach upper division seminars in their areas of expertise as well as first and second year seminars in the Core Curriculum.

Visual Culture Studies:
Ph.D. in Visual Cultures, Cinema Studies, or Documentary Filmmaking with literature teaching experience. Preference for a specialist in East Asia, China, Africa, or Latin America. Candidates should have the ability to teach upper division seminars in their areas of expertise as well as first and second year seminars in the Arts and Cultures sequence of the Core Curriculum.

Global Justice:
Ph.D. in Global Justice, Politics, Anthropology, Human Geography, or related fields. Preference for a specialist in International Migration and/or Women’s Rights. Candidates should have the ability to teach upper division seminars in their areas of expertise as well as first and second year seminars in the Core Curriculum.

Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. by the date of appointment; three years of college-level teaching experience; and demonstrated excellence in teaching.  Publications and evidence of outstanding scholarship and relevant professional activity are strongly encouraged.

All Liberal Studies full-time faculty hold renewable term contracts, initially three years, and later five years in duration. Faculty are eligible for promotion within the Clinical faculty ranks (Assistant, Associate, Full). Faculty normally teach three classes per semester, advise undergraduates, and contribute service to Liberal Studies and to the University.

Applications include ONLY (1) a cover letter, (2) a current c.v., and (3) a Diversity and Inclusion Statement addressing past and/or potential future contributions to diversity through teaching, professional activity, and/or service (additional information can be found here http://as.nyu.edu/departments/facultydiversity/recruitment/diversity-statements.html). Complete applications must be recorded by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (US), October 22nd, 2019. Applications recorded after this deadline will not be considered.

Applicants may apply directly through the following links:


Liberal Studies offers a global liberal arts curriculum at sites around the globe in the context of a leading research university. We seek scholar/educators of the highest caliber whose work reflects an interest in global diversity.  Liberal Studies strongly encourages applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the Arts & Science commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here: http://as.nyu.edu/departments/facultydiversity.html

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