New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications from sociologists and related disciplines for faculty positions at any level (assistant, associate or full professor, tenure/tenure track) to strengthen its program in Social Research and Public Policy. The University will consider applicants with an active research agenda in all areas of theoretically-informed social research. You may visit the Social Research and Public Policy program’s website for a description of its innovative curriculum.
The excellent terms of employment are competitive and include generous start-up and on-going research funds, as well as housing and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend an occasional semester at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching opportunities. Successful candidates can start employment on or before August 15, 2017 subject to final budget approval.
Applications are due no later than September 1, 2016. The review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled. To ensure full consideration by the search committee, applicants must submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and representative publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Campus visits to NYUAD will be held in October 2016, with visits to NYUNY occurring in the succeeding four weeks. Senior candidates are not required to submit references at this time.
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New York University has established itself as a Global Network University. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. NYU Abu Dhabi students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. The University's goal is to develop a cohort of international students attuned to and educated for an inclusive global society.
Students and Faculty will circulate within the global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.
Entering its seventh year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished in their research and teaching. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.
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