Faculty Position in Political Science

NYU Shanghai


New York University: NYU - Global: Shanghai: Arts And Science: Social Science


Shanghai, China

Start date

Oct 8, 2020


NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a mid-career or senior scholar in Comparative Politics with a focus on East Asia. We seek candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in Political Science, or a closely related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates able to teach a range of introductory and advanced courses in comparative politics, especially Chinese politics.

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they 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 teaching.    

Applications may be received until 12/15/20. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

About NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is the third 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.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and up to five writing samples.

Additionally, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. 

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