Faculty Position in Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology
NYU Shanghai

New York University: NYU - Shanghai: Shanghai: Arts And Science: Chemistry



Start date

Aug 5, 2021


NYU Shanghai is currently inviting applications for a position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor in Chemistry with a specialization in Organic Chemistry or Chemical Biology. NYU Shanghai is continuing a significant growth plan coinciding with a move of campus to the vibrant Qiantan neighborhood of Shanghai with over 38,000 square feet of new research space. Interested faculty are able to participate in significant interdisciplinary programs within NYU Shanghai, as well as with NYU’s global network of campuses in New York and Abu Dhabi.

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may in certain cases have the opportunity to spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU Global Network, engaging in both research and teaching.


Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry or a closely related discipline and demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research plans and interests, and a statement of teaching experience and interests. Additionally, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload a reference letter through Interfolio. Applicants for the rank of associate or full professor are requested not to provide referees at this time.

Applications will be received until October 31, 2021. Review of applications will begin soon after and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our website at   http://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are 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, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, 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.

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