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Associate or Full Professor (Tenured), Environmental Studies

New York University Faculty of Arts and Science
New York City, New York
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Oct 9, 2023

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Associate or Full Professor (Tenured), Environmental Studies
Department of Environmental Studies
New York University Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University invites applications for a tenured position in Environmental Sciences at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. We encourage applications from scholars across scientific disciplines with research interests in environmental science, and are particularly interested in researchers working at the nexus of energy, water, and food. The successful applicant will have a strong record of research and publishing. They will be committed to educating students in programs hosted by the Environmental Studies department, including the Environmental Studies undergraduate program, the anticipated Environmental Studies PhD program (expected to launch in Fall 2024), and/or the Animal Studies masters (MA) and undergraduate minor programs. Finally, they will be excited to work within a department that emphasizes and encourages transdisciplinary scholarship and systems thinking, and with a faculty whose work spans the natural and social sciences and the humanities. We will consider applications from scholars at the advanced assistant professor level. For more information about the NYU Department of Environmental Studies, please visit our webpage. The appointment will begin September 1, 2024, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

Candidates should possess a PhD, have an integrative research program that shows leadership in the field of Environmental Studies, and have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Application Instructions
Candidates should apply with the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter that includes the names of three (3) referees who can be contacted for reference letters
  • Two (2) exemplary writing samples
  • Research and teaching statement
  • Diversity and inclusion statement, which offers applicants the opportunity to highlight their past, present, and future contributions to creating inclusive excellence, which is a core commitment of the Department of Environmental Studies and New York University.

Please send your completed application by October 1st, 2023. All materials should be uploaded via Interfolio:

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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 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and 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 Arts & Science commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit

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Sustainability Statement
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at

Pay Transparency Statement
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $95,000 –$145,000 at the rank of Associate Professor and $120,000 – $180,000 at the rank of full Professor. 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.

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