Open Positions

NYU Shanghai aims to attract outstanding candidates who are professional, experienced (or with great potential), highly motivated, interested in higher education, and who thrive on the unique challenges of a multicultural environment.


"NYU Shanghai provides both research-oriented and teaching-oriented faculty members wonderful opportunities. Regarding research, the institution provides a number of great opportunities and perks to support your research initiatives
and make sure you can maintain productivity. Regarding teaching, you will experience one of the most brilliant groups of students who are motivated, eager to learn, and equipped with diverse and creative ideas."

- Julia Hur, Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU


"NYU Shanghai is a one-of-a-kind place.  I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to work with students and faculty colleagues from all over the world, who come together to form a community that is cosmopolitan yet close-knit, adventurous yet rigorous, and classy yet relaxed.  I can't imagine a more ideal place for living the life of the mind, especially at a time when liberal education is under siege like never before."

- Yifei Li, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU


"I joined NYU Shanghai to globalize myself in parallel with NYU's own globalization. From students to teachers, being part of NYU Shanghai means embarking on a common mission which is exciting, rewarding, exhilarating – and great fun. Rarely is one afforded such a chance to help shape an institution from within while simultaneously challenging one's own worldview."

- Alexander Geppert, Associate Professor of European History, Global Network Professor, NYU, NYU Shanghai


Position Status Apply Position Inquiries
Adjunct, Computer Science/Engineering Open
Chinese Language & Literature, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Clinical Professor, Director of Chinese Language Open
Computer Science, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Course Graders Open
Data Science, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Economics, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Environmental Studies, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Lecturer, English for Academic Purposes Open
Lecturer, World Languages (Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Spanish) Open
Lecturer, Writing Program Open
Literature, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Mathematics, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Neuroscience, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Non-tenure - Computer Science Open
Non-tenure - Economics Open
Non-tenure - Interactive Media Arts/Interactive Media Business Open
Non-tenure - Mathematics Open
Political Science, Tenured/Tenure-track Open
Recitation Instructor Open
Reference and Research Librarian, Business Open
Urban Studies, Tenured/Tenure-track Open