|Shanghai - China
|30th November 2023
|22nd January 2024
NYU Shanghai invites applications for a two-year Teaching Fellowship for Global Perspectives on Society (GPS) beginning the 2024-25 academic year. This residential fellowship entails teaching responsibilities in the fall semesters; the spring semesters are devoted to the fellow’s self-directed research and writing.
GPS is the foundational course for the humanities and social sciences at NYU Shanghai. It examines central questions about the individual in society through the study of key concepts and texts, as well as developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills of a liberal arts education. The course introduces students to a range of intellectual and critical traditions.
Lectures for GPS are delivered by faculty members. Teaching Fellows are responsible for leading two discussion sections per week. Each section contains approximately 18 students; half Chinese nationals, and half international students. During fall semester, course-related responsibilities include:
In addition, Teaching Fellows are expected to engage with the larger intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Teaching Fellows are expected to remain in residence for the full academic year, but will have a discretionary fund for travel to conferences or research sites.
The appointment is expected to begin in August 2024, for a period of two years. Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions.
Applications must include:
Applications received until January 22, 2024, or until positions are filled.
To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button above. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment email@example.com.
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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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