Faculty Fellow in Sociology

New York University Faculty of Arts and Science

United States


The Law and Society Program and the Department of Sociology seek a Faculty Fellow to contribute to the curricular development and administration of the Program.

This is a one year Faculty position that is renewable for up to two years (three years total). The appointment will start on September 1, 2021.

Responsibilities include teaching, assisting with the creation of an internship program for minors, advising students, and helping the Director administer other aspects of the program.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read http://as.nyu.edu/facultydiversity.html. 


The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of teaching in the area of law and society at the undergraduate level and advising students. A Ph.D. in Sociology (or a related discipline) or a JD is preferred.

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by May 21 will receive the fullest consideration. To apply, please upload a cover letter that reflects on relevant experience, a CV, a statement of teaching experience and other evidence of excellence in teaching and mentorship, two writing samples (published or unpublished), and names and email addresses of three references that we may contact.

As diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, in the statement regarding teaching, we ask you to provide a paragraph telling us how diversity figures into your past and present teaching, research, community engagement, and/or life experience, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity to bear in this position.

In your application, please refer to Professorpositions.com


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