Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University (NYU) invites applications for the tenure-track, position of Assistant Professor with a focus on Trans Studies/Queer Studies to commence September 1, 2023.

We are especially interested in interdisciplinary scholars whose research agenda engages transnational, global or comparative geographical and/or temporal frames. We welcome applicants working in the humanities, social sciences or the arts. The candidate must be eager to teach both specialized courses in Trans Studies and general courses that encourage students to engage with gender, sexuality, queer, feminist and trans theories as these intersect with any interdisciplinary concentration.

The teaching load for this position is four courses per year (two in the fall and two in the spring). Additionally, faculty carry an advising load up to 20-25 students. Successful applicants will have evidence of an ongoing research program, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and evidence of a commitment to increasing diversity and fostering inclusion in academia.

Founded in 1972, NYU Gallatin is a liberal arts college of 1,600 undergraduate students and 160 graduate students that are part of New York University. Its innovative B.A. and M.A. programs in individualized study encourage students to develop an integrated, interdisciplinary program of study that combines courses taken in the various schools of NYU with independent studies, internships, and Gallatin’s own interdisciplinary seminars, writing courses and arts workshops. The School emphasizes excellent teaching, top level faculty research, intensive student advising and mentoring, and a unique combination of program flexibility and academic rigor. To learn more about the Gallatin School, please visit our website at

Qualifications: A PhD in hand by the time of appointment is required; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college or university level; and a strong record of research and writing.

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample and the contact information for three academic references. Letters of application should also include the names of two potential courses candidates may teach.

All application materials must be submitted electronically. To apply, please visit:

Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
For questions, please contact Gallatin Human Resources at
NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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