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Assistant Professor, Wilf Family Department of Politics

New York University Faculty of Arts and Science
New York City, New York
Posted Date
Sep 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor
Wilf Family Department of Politics
New York University Faculty of Arts and Science

The Wilf Family Department of Politics seeks qualified candidates for up to three positions at the assistant professor level, open to subfield. The department seeks outstanding scholars who rigorously approach the systematic study of political phenomena. The positions are to begin September 1, 2023, pending administrative approval.

Candidates are expected to possess a PhD by September 2023, in political science or a cognate discipline; to have records of excellent research; and to indicate the potential to be future disciplinary leaders in their respective fields of expertise. Candidates should also have demonstrated ability as excellent teachers at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

The Politics Department at NYU is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive academic community. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their scholarship, teaching and mentoring, and/or service engagement commitment to these goals. We are particularly interested in hearing about steps you have taken (or plan to take) to foster an open and inclusive intellectual environment in the classroom, in the department and on campus, and/or in your field more generally.

Application Instructions:
Please apply online at: Candidates seeking the fullest consideration should submit their applications by September 15, 2022. Candidates are strongly encouraged to supply links to their professional websites; this will enhance their applications by allowing the search committee easy access to additional information that might be needed.

Required Applicant Documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV or Resume
  • Statement of Research and Goals
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Writing Sample
  • Three Letters of Reference


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 
The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage 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 FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here. EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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