Clinical Assistant Professor: East Asian Studies
New York University: NYU - NY: Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS):
New York, NY
Sep 19, 2021
Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Liberal Studies at New York University invites applications for the Clinical
Assistant Professor position in East Asian Studies to begin September 1, 2022,
pending administrative and budgetary approval.
The Liberal Studies Core is a dynamic liberal arts curriculum that provides a
global and interdisciplinary foundation for nearly 100 NYU majors. The Global
Liberal Studies Bachelor of Arts is an innovative global studies major
grounded in the spatial, conceptual, and temporal understandings of a highly
interconnected world, with a program of study that is distinguished by
experiential learning, study away, and independent research focused in an
interdisciplinary concentration. In both the LS Core and the GLS Major, small,
seminar-style classes and close faculty-student interaction ensure the
benefits of a liberal arts college within a large urban research university.
We are especially interested in hiring qualified candidates who can contribute
through their research, teaching and service to the diversity and excellence
of the Liberal Studies community.
East Asian Studies:
Ph.D. in East Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature,
History, Political Science, or related fields. Candidates must have the
ability to teach interdisciplinary, intersectional seminars on East Asia to
introduce undergraduates to the politics, history, intellectual thought, and
development of the region within a global context, interrogating the
historical and interconnected roots of current geopolitical and cultural
challenges, including ethno-national and gender-based violence, racism, and
neocolonialism. Preference for expertise in Korea and/or Japan. Candidates
must 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.
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.
Ph.D. by the date of appointment; three years of college-level teaching
experience; and demonstrated excellence in teaching. We are especially
interested in qualified candidates who share Liberal Studies' commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who can contribute to the diversity of
intellectual life in LS and NYU. Candidates must present demonstrated
experience and commitment to interdisciplinarity, intersectionality, and a
teaching approach informed by global perspectives. Publications and evidence
of outstanding scholarship and relevant professional activity are strongly
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
statements.html). Complete applications must be recorded by 11:59 p.m.
Eastern Standard Time (US), November 1st, 2021. Applications recorded
after this deadline will not be considered.
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