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Tenured/Tenure-track Position in Humanities: Human Geography

NYU Shanghai
Shanghai, China
Posted Date
Oct 19, 2022

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NYU Shanghai (NYUSH) invites applications for an open rank Tenured/Tenure Track position in the field of Human Geography with a focus on Cultural, Political, or Urban Geography.  We are particularly interested in scholars who employ qualitative methods, including ethnography, and whose research demonstrates both theoretical and empirical rigor. Possible areas of research interest include: political ecology; critical geographies of race, gender, and sexuality; Black geographies; the historical, cultural, and political construction of territories and borders; built and natural environments; imperial, colonial, and decolonial geographies; or similar themes. We also seek scholars whose interests could complement areas of existing strengths in the Humanities Program at NYUSH, including but not limited to Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, Science and Technology Studies, History, or approaches emphasizing transnationalism and global connections. Geographic region(s) of research specialization is open. Candidates should have completed their PhD in Geography or another closely related field at the time of hiring.


We seek candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline. 

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and at least one writing sample via Interfolio. Additionally, junior 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 may be received until December 12, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, follow this link

If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment

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

About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by fourteen additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

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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. 


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