Instructor in Recitation

New York University Shanghai

United States


NYU Shanghai invites applications for Recitation Instructors for a number of NYU Courses that will be taught in person or remotely in Shanghai during Spring 2021.

Recitation Instructors will teach up to four sections of one class. They will assist the Professor with grading, running weekly sections, and course management. They will also hold weekly office hours. The specific courses taught include:

  • Cultures and Contexts: Concept of China
  • Expressive Cultures: K-Pop
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Political Theory
  • Intro to International Politics
  • Time and Truth in Western Thought
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Microeconomics
  • Intro to Macroeconomics
  • Money and Banking
  • International Economics

Preferably, the recitations will be taught on-site in Shanghai. However, it is possible that sections will be held remotely, as necessitated by visa requirements.


A Master’s Degree (and preferably a PhD) in the field is required. Prior teaching, or teaching assistant, experience is preferred.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a CV and the names and contact information for two recommenders who can be contacted directly. In addition, please include a document indicating which course(s) you would be interested, and have experience, in providing teaching assistance.

In your application, please refer to


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