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College Core Curriculum Visiting Lecturer

New York University Arts and Science
New York City, New York
Date posted
Oct 16, 2023

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College Core Curriculum Visiting Lecturer
New York University Arts & Science

Location:  New York City, NY

The College Core Curriculum at New York University invites applications for visiting lecturer appointments, with the rank of Lecturer, to begin August 12, 2024, pending administrative and budgetary approval. We are seeking to hire recent NYU graduates with a strong record of teaching. These are full-time, non-tenure track, one-year appointments in either the Foundations of Scientific Inquiry or Foundations of Contemporary Culture. The primary instructional responsibilities are attending lectures of Core courses led by full-time faculty instructors-of-record, leading recitation or laboratory sections associated with these courses, and grading. Over the academic year, the teaching load is a total of six recitation sections, or the equivalent, which is typically a First-Year Seminar taught as instructor-of-record; and course relief is also available for planning and leading the Core orientation sessions and the teaching and learning colloquium. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until positions are filled.
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary for this position is $60,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Successful applicants will have demonstrated effectiveness as college-level teachers, and will have completed their dissertation defense by August 12, 2024. Individuals selected for this position will not be allowed to engage in employment outside of the College Core Curriculum. 

Applications must be submitted through Interfolio to:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a draft syllabus for a First-Year Seminar. Because diversity and inclusion are an important part of the NYU mission, we request that you include a paragraph in your cover letter telling us how diversity and inclusion figure into your past, present, and future teaching, research, and community engagement. Additional information can be found by visiting NYU's Diversity & Inclusion Statement.
For the First-Year Seminar syllabus, please see the resources for instructors available at this link.  Include a course description, a brief description for each of the proposed course assignments and their weight in the overall course grade, and a daily schedule for readings (for two 75-minute classes per week, for 14 weeks), including page counts, and please limit the draft to 2-3 pages.
Arts & 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 A&S commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here. ( 
NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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