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Civil Engineering Instructor

New York University Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Posted Date
Jul 13, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi invites applications for an academic support position as a Civil Engineering instructor with the rank open, depending on experience. Instructors support NYU Abu Dhabi's educational mission by assisting faculty with courses in Engineering.  In particular, the instructor sought for this position is expected to have extensive knowledge in Civil Engineering courses such as Solid Mechanics, Probability and Statistics, Structural Analysis, Transportation Engineering, and Environmental Engineering.

Instructors teach discussion sections, hold review sessions, provide assistance with the preparation, development, and assessment of courses, and take part in departmental activities. Participation in professional development opportunities such as attending conferences is expected and supported. Opportunities for professional development are available.

About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is located on Saadiyat Island, the cultural centerpiece of Abu Dhabi. Successful candidates will find a vibrant teaching environment that includes supportive and highly motivated colleagues. Instructors have open access to state-of-the-art core technology platforms that are institutionally supported and staffed by experts, and are open for developing novel approaches to teaching lab-based courses.

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has assembled over the past decade a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors, and others who have contributed to the growth of the UAE’s capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture, while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.

NYUAD is animated by inspiring, diverse faculty, students, and staff working together in an exciting and dynamic city. 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 provide an intellectually rich environment. 

Students are drawn from among the world’s best. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and committed to building a campus environment anchored in mutual respect, understanding, and care. The NYUAD undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other global honors. Graduate education is an area of growth for the university and the current graduate student population of over 100 students is expected to expand in the next decade.   

Working for NYUAD

To help Academic Staff thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by a competitive salary, housing and transportation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services, plus more.  Click here for more information on benefits for you and your family.



We encourage applicants with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, or related fields. Individuals with a higher degree will also be considered.

An ideal applicant would be an excellent communicator both orally and in written English.


Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, teaching statement and list of three references.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the deadline of August 12, 2022.We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year 2022-2023.

Questions should be directed via e-mail to


Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply. #nyuadinstructorcareers

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