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Faculty Cluster Initiative

NYU has both a great opportunity and a responsibility to be a force for positive change in recruiting and hiring faculty. The Center for Faculty Advancement (CFA) works with NYU schools and departments to recruit and support talented, dedicated, and distinguished faculty and researchers.

Learn about cluster opportunities & search for current openings

Meet the
cluster faculty

Learn how to
create & propose a
cluster within NYU

The Faculty Cluster Initiative is an important part of CFA’s mission to help faculty reach their goals to achieve scholarly eminence in research, and the highest levels of pedagogical impact in the classroom and beyond. By supporting and elevating the most innovative and diverse faculty with an emphasis on research, life experience, and dedication to building inclusive educational environments, we are also advancing NYU’s academic excellence and impact on the world.