Clinical Assistant Professor

Animal Studies Initiative, Department of Environmental Studies

Arts and Science

The Department of Environmental Studies invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin September 1, 2017, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The successful applicant will help to administer a new M.A. in Animal Studies that will launch in the fall of 2018, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise students, conduct research, fully participate in and contribute to the development of the Department of Environmental Studies, and provide other service to the University. The Department of Environmental Studies currently offers a major and minor in Environmental Studies and an undergraduate minor in Animal Studies (one of the first in the country). It is in the process of developing other graduate programs.

Clinical faculty are fully-time faculty, non-tenure track appointments subject to continuous renewal, and receive health, retirement, and tuition benefits. For more information see section 1.8: http://as.nyu.edu/object/aboutas.pp.assocdean.recuitment


We welcome candidates from a broad range of academic backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in Animal Studies that are integrated with broad environmental concerns. Primary academic training need not be in Animal or Environmental Studies, but there must be demonstrable evidence of a sincere and substantive commitment to working in these fields. Administrative experience in program organization and coordination, and experience in teaching graduate students, are desirable, though not necessary for appointment.


Candidates should apply with a cover letter, CV, three (3) confidential letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, and a writing sample. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2017, and will continue until the search is complete.

To apply, please click on the following Interfolio link.

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. Please no phone or email inquiries regarding interview selection status.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here: http://as.nyu.edu/page/diversityinitiative.


Please provide the following in your application:

1) CV
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact information for three (3) references - Please note that references will be asked to submit letters of recommendation
4) Writing Sample
5) Teaching Statement

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