Job Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Professor in Science Studies, New York University

November 1, 2019


Candidates for Assistant Professors will need a Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college or university level, and a strong record of research and writing.

Candidates for the Associate Professor rank will need to demonstrate an achieved record of research excellence and a tenure-able research portfolio.


The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University (NYU) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Science Studies to commence September 1, 2020.

Gallatin seeks an interdisciplinary scholar in the humanities or social sciences with expertise in biology, medicine or science-related studies of the body. Candidates should be able to design and teach imaginative, innovative courses that elaborate and examine scientific questions in their historical and theoretical contexts, and will be interested in teaching non-specialists and well as those concentrating in scientific fields. A strong interest in interdisciplinary teaching and in advising individualized undergraduate and graduate programs of study is essential. Full-time faculty teach four courses per year (two in the Fall and two in the Spring) and serve as an adviser for 20-25 students.


Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (of 15-25 pages), three letters of recommendation, a statement of your teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, and a brief description of three "dream courses" you would like to teach.

Please visit the posting webpage for more information or contact Gallatin Human Resources at [email protected] with any questions/