Literature, Tenured/Tenure-track

NYU Shanghai
Competitive Salary
Nov 02, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

NYU Shanghai invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Literature to join our Humanities faculty in Fall 2021. We seek candidates who have completed a PhD in Literature, or a closely related discipline.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Anglophone Literature or Comparative Literature with Anglophone expertise. We especially welcome candidates with research and teaching experience across a variety of temporal periods and geographic contexts, with a particular emphasis on global and transnational dynamics. 

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

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented individuals 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.

Application Instructions

Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and at least one writing sample via Interfolio. Additionally, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter through Interfolio. Applications are received via Interfolio at:

Applications may be received until 11/30/2020. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment