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Visiting Assistant Professor, International History

New York University
Grand Central, NY
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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New York University's Program in International Relations invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in International History. This one-year position will have a start date of September 1, 2024 and is renewable for up to two more years, pending budgetary and administrative approval.
Job expectations include teaching and service. The teaching load for this position is two graduate-level courses per academic semester. Candidates will also be expected to serve as an academic advisor, supervise theses, and participate in program events. The selected candidate will be expected to teach the Program's core Global and International History course, in addition to electives in their research area. The committee is particularly interested in candidates with regional experience in the countries of the Global South.
The Program in International Relations is home to the MA in International Relations (MAIR). The MAIR is an interdisciplinary program in international relations offering elective concentrations in Asian Studies, European and Mediterranean Studies, International Law, International Politics and Business, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Middle Eastern & Levantine Studies, Russian and Slavic Studies, and US Foreign Policy. The Program also has a dual Master in Public Administration ("MPA-MAIR") with the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a joint degree, the Master of Arts in Journalism and International Relations ("GloJo"), with the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
The Program in International Relations is housed within NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS). One of the top graduate schools in the world, GSAS counts among its ranks five Pulitzer Prize winners, nine MacArthur Fellows, three National Medal of Science winners, four Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators, and 98 Guggenheim Fellows. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries study at GSAS. Like our students, NYU faculty come from around the world. Together we form a truly exciting community of the mind around our campus on Washington Square-and across our global network university that stretches across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. GSAS is dedicated to the education and training of innovative and successful scholars, teachers, and professionals.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary for this position is $60,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
The priority deadline is November 30, 2023. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Questions about this position should be sent to the NYU Program in International Relations, at
Candidates must hold a PhD in History, or a closely related field. Candidates should have an exemplary record of teaching experience and evidence of attention to equity and inclusion in the classroom and discipline. An active research agenda is highly preferred.
To apply, candidates must submit:
- Cover Letter
- Current CV
- Writing Sample
- Transcripts
- Contact Information for Three (3) References
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