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[JOBs / TEACHING] Faculty Positions – Contemporary Global Media – East Asia Emphasis

Contemporary Global Media – East Asia Emphasis
NYU Shanghai
NYU Shanghai is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions in the field of Contemporary Global Media with a
special emphasis on East Asia at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in the Fall Semester of 2016. We are
seeking scholars who can contribute broadly to the curriculum in media studies and interactive media arts.
Scholars with focuses in one or more of the following are of particular interest: East Asian media institutions,
alternative media practices such as critical making, and contemporary forms of public culture within the region.
NYU Shanghai is also looking for a commitment to research and teaching in a cross-cultural context and
curriculum, and the building of new research collections. An interest in, and experience with, interdisciplinary
and collaborative research is desirable, while knowledge of urban China is especially welcome. NYU Shanghai is
developing an active interdisciplinary group working with other NYU faculty in New York, Abu Dhabi, and other
NYU Global Studies sites. The faculty member occupying this position will play a key role in the growth of that
work group. Preferred candidates will have an active research agenda and a demonstrated interest in
interdisciplinary scholarship, as well as expertise in project-based pedagogy. Qualified candidates should have a
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. Faculty may also
spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU global network, engaging in both research and
Applications are due no later than October 20, 2015 and will be reviewed until the position is filled. 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 representative 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. 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