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Faculties by Academic Rank and Status at New York University

Faculty (Instructional Staffs) at New York University

At New York University, there are 5,723 faculty members (Instructional/teaching staffs) including both full-time and part-time. By academic rank, there are 1,281 full professors, 1,058 associate professors, and 1,726 professors. By faculty status, 1,463 faculties have been tenured and 459 faculties are on tenure track. The percentage of full professor is 22.38%, 1,281 professors out of 5,723 faculties. Next table summarizes the number of faculty by tenure status and academic rank.
Full-time Instructional Staffs By Faculty Status
New York University
Tenure StatusTotalProfessorsAssociate professorsAssistant professorsInstructors/ Lecturers
All Full-time Instructional Staffs5,7231,2811,0581,726632
With faculty status, total5,7231,2811,0581,726632
Tenured1,46399243910
On tenure track45917883270
Not on tenure track/No tenure system3,8012725311,398632
Without faculty status00000
*** Tenure-Status of a personnel position with respect to permanence of the position.
Tenure trackPersonnel positions that lead to consideration for tenure.
Not on tenure trackPersonnel positions that are considered non-tenure earning positions
Multi-year contractA contract or employment agreement that is in effect for more than one year where subsequent years of the contract may be contingent upon other factors such as the appropriation of funds.
Annual contractAn annually-renewable contract or employment agreement that is in effect for a stated annual period within one year of execution, and may be equal to a period of 365 days, or a standard academic year, or the equivalent.
Less-than-annual-contractA contract or employment agreement that is in effect for a partial year period of less than 365 days, or less than a standard academic year or the equivalent.

What is Faculty / Academic Personnel?

According to IPEDS, Faculty Persons identified by the institution as such and typically those whose initial assignments are made for the purpose of conducting instruction, research or public service as a principal activity (or activities). They may hold academic rank titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, lecturer or the equivalent of any of those academic ranks. Faculty may also include the chancellor/president, provost, vice provosts, deans, directors or the equivalent, as well as associate deans, assistant deans and executive officers of academic departments if their principal activity is instruction combined with research and/or public service.