JOB – Prof., Environmental Studies; NYU Shanghai

Faculty Position
Environmental Policy
NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai invites qualified applicants to apply for an open rank position to be located in the Environmental Studies Program at NYU Shanghai, to begin September 1, 2015. Applications due: November 15, 2014.

We seek scholars with a rigorous theoretical and empirical approach to environmental studies. We are especially interested in candidates with environment-focused expertise in policy, governance, and environmental affairs. Candidates with a Ph.D. in environmental studies or relevant discipline are invited to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and contribute broadly to environmental studies. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. by September 2015, have a research program that demonstrates the potential to be a leader in the field of Environmental Studies, and have proven the ability to be an excellent teacher. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to affiliate with other NYU departments, including the NYU Department of Environmental Studies on Washington Square, and the Wagner School at NYU. To learn more see the NYU Shanghai web site at

The terms of employment in NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions in terms of research start-up funds and compensation, and include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Applications are due no later than November 15, 2014 for appointments to begin as early as July 2015.

To be considered, applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages each), and electronic copies of up to three recent relevant publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Senior candidates are not required to submit references at this time.

Please visit our website at for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within the NYU Global Network University. It is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is 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, it resides in one of the world’s great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars who are committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. There are three degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, and complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavours, both local and global.