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Visiting Assistant Professor in Multilingual Multicultural Studies, Non-Tenure Track
New York University

Date Posted Feb. 21, 2018
Title Visiting Assistant Professor in Multilingual Multicultural Studies, Non-Tenure Track
University New York University
Department Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
Application Deadline Mar. 20, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2018

  • Feb. 21, 2018
  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Multilingual Multicultural Studies, Non-Tenure Track
  • Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
  • New York University
    New York, NY
    United States
  • Mar. 20, 2018
  • Sep. 1, 2018
  • Visiting Professor
  • Foreign Languages/Literatures
    Ethnic/Multicultural Studies
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New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Multilingual Multicultural Studies to begin in September 2018. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Teaching and Learning. This is a one-year non-tenure track appointment that is renewable for an additional two years, depending upon department need and satisfactory performance. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


The ideal candidate will be someone who is able to: (1) teach a range of graduate courses in the areas of second/foreign language theory, practice, and research; (2) advise graduate students; (3) supervise student teachers in the field; (4) cultivate relationships with area schools; (5) assist with program administration including mentoring of adjunct faculty; (6) maintain an active involvement in the scholarly community through participation in professional organizations and conference presentations.

Earned doctorate in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Foreign Language Education, or related field; demonstrated commitment and experience in teaching at the graduate level; and successful experience working collaboratively with schools in urban settings and/or internationally.

Please apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching and broader work), and names and contact information for three referees to upload confidential letters.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by March 20, 2018. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Professor Shondel Nero, Search Committee Chair, at

Visit The Department of Teaching and Learning.

NYU Steinhardt: Our mission is to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development. We have award-winning faculty and alumni engaged in ground-breaking research and artistic creation, at the cutting edge of their professions. Multilingual Multicultural Studies houses TESOL, bilingual, and Foreign Language Education programs. We take an expansive and dynamic view of language as a meaning-making system that varies and changes based on sociocultural and psycholinguistic factors. We are committed to engaging the diversity within and among languages and cultures, as well as the multilingual practices among language learners as resources for learning. Our program cultivates a global perspective and offers students the opportunity to directly experience languages, cultures, teaching, and learning in settings across the world. We prepare educators to critically engage with the contextual nature of language teaching in diverse settings within and beyond schools.

NYU’s dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.

  • New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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  • Professor Shondel Nero
    Steinhardt School of Education and Human Development
    New York University
    New York, NY


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