Job opening for NYU Shanghai

Oct 08, 2014

NYU Shanghai seeks to fill one or more open-rank, tenured, or tenure-track positions in the field of Applied
Psychology to begin in the Fall Semester of 2015. We welcome candidates conducting work in subdisciplines of
psychology with a strong applied, cultural and/or intervention focus (applied developmental psychology; applied
social psychology; community psychology), and with interdisciplinary links to other social science
disciplines. Research areas of interest include (but are not limited to): Cross-national and cultural perspectives in
child, youth and adult development; prevention science; intervention, program and policy evaluation; and contexts
of human development, such as families, schools, peers and communities. We are interested in candidates with
experience conducting research in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in the context of China and
Asia. In addition, candidates should show a commitment to research and teaching in an interdisciplinary,
collaborative social science context. NYU Shanghai is developing an active interdisciplinary faculty group
working with other NYU faculty in New York, Abu Dhabi, and other NYU Global Studies sites. The faculty
member(s) occupying this position will play a key role in the growth of that work group. All candidates should
have an active research program. More senior candidates should have a distinguished record of research and a
demonstrated record of leadership in collaborative work.

The terms of employment in NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions in terms of research start-up
funds and compensation, and 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

Applications are due no later than November 15, 2014 and will be reviewed until the position is filled. To be
considered, applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests (no
more than two single-spaced pages each), and electronic copies of three representative publications. To complete
the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees.
Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Tenured candidates are not required to submit
references at this time. Please visit our website at for
instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail

About NYU Shanghai:
NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within the NYU Global Network University. It is the first
Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is 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 who are
committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected
network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. There are three degree-granting campuses in New
York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, and 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.

NYU Shanghai is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer

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