The Division of Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for new faculty to conduct important research and teach the next generation of global leaders.
You are invited to apply for a full-time Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Practice of Finance (open rank) to teach a broad range of courses in finance and business and help support related outreach activities. We are most interested in scholars equipped to teach courses in advanced finance, accounting, strategy, and entrepreneurship.
NYU Abu Dhabi's unique location in the Middle East makes it an ideal headquarters for social scientists working to better understand global societies, both past and present. The disciplines in this field seek to deepen our understanding of how people behave in a wide variety of contexts and to assess the consequences of individual, group, and societal decisions.
About NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi is a pioneer of higher education in a global world, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, while advancing cooperation and progress on humanity's shared challenges. Part of the NYU global network, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an outstanding liberal arts and science education to students from the United Arab Emirates, United States, and around the world, focusing on intercultural understanding and leadership. It supports innovative research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge forward and responds in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and local questions. NYU Abu Dhabi advances NYU as a model university for the 21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.
As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students, and providing an intellectually rich environment. Students are drawn from around the globe, surpassing all traditional academic benchmarks. The NYU Abu Dhabi undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other honors.
Working for NYU Abu Dhabi
The terms of employment are highly competitive and include additional benefits such as housing, transportation, home leave travel, relocation/repatriation allowances, health insurance for self and eligible dependents, education assistance as outlined in the NYU Abu Dhabi Policy subject to eligibility criteria. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.
Candidates must hold (or be on track to soon obtain) a PhD and are expected to have considerable teaching and industry experience. Knowledge of Islamic finance and experience in the region are a plus.
We seek candidates who can contribute to the intellectual life of the division and enhance collaboration with local government and industry. A strong record of professional achievement is preferred. NYUAD is looking for individuals who are open to new environments, respectful of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
Appointments are for up to 4 (four) years, potentially renewable subject to review and budgetary approval. The NYUAD academic calendar typically starts the last week of August and ends in the last week of May. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the UAE in time for the beginning of the semester.
To apply for this position, please submit the following items:
A cover letter that explains your interest in teaching in NYU Abu Dhabi
Curriculum vitae (CV)
Evidence of teaching effectiveness
Contact information for three (3) referees who will then be asked to upload confidential letters of recommendation to NYU Abu Dhabi's online application system, Interfolio.(Only referees of shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)
We will begin looking at applications on December 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be invited for campus visits in Abu Dhabi in early Spring 2020. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in academic year 2020-2021.
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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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