Adjunct Professor in Organizational Behavior and Global Innovation

New York University

United States


NYU Shanghai invites applications for adjunct professors to teach courses in Organizational Behavior and Global Innovation for graduate students during the Fall 2022 semester. Instruction for each course will be in English and scheduled for 35 hours of classroom time. The Fall 2022 semester runs from September 5 to December 16. 

A sample course description for Organizational Behavior is as follows: Introduction to theory, research and practice to better understand human behavior in organizations. Topics include motivation and job satisfaction; decision making; group dynamics; work teams; leadership; communication; power, politics and conflict; organization culture, structure and design; impact of technology; management of work stress; organizational change and development; and career management. Analysis of organizational behavior problems by self assessments, case studies and simulations.

A sample course description for Global Innovation is as follows: This course focuses on global technology-enabled innovation. Topics covered include accessing global sources of innovation, coordination and organization of activities worldwide, new product development globally, the role of revitalized global R&D, growing prominence of IT and e-Business in global innovation and the role of alliances and linkages with customers, suppliers and other third parties.


Candidates may come from academia or from industry practice and must have a graduate or professional degree (PhD, MBA, or similar). Prior teaching experience in organizational behavior or global innovation and an enthusiastic commitment to higher education are highly valued. 

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Questions or inquiries about the positions may also be directed to the prior email address. Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions.

About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is one of three degree-granting campuses 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 that attracts students from around the world, NYU Shanghai 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 fourteen 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.

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