Visiting Professor - Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

Shanghai (CN)
06 Apr 2017
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06 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Visiting Professor, Open Rank
Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

NYU Shanghai
NYU Shanghai seeks to hire a one-year, open rank Visiting Faculty position in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. Successful candidates will start in Fall 2017 and have a 2/2 teaching load. In addition to teaching literary theory, candidates are expected to teach courses in some of the following areas: Asian cinemas, modern Chinese literature, migration and diaspora, urban culture, or gender and sexuality.

The review of applications will begin April 7, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled. Please provide a CV, cover letter, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and two sample course proposals for teaching undergrads. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in relevant fields, a dedication for undergraduate teaching, and be willing to mentor students and participate in campus activities. 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 New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are 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 of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, 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 endeavors, both local and global.

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented 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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