Assistant/Associate Professor - Gender, Governance and
Division of Arts and Humanities
New York University Abu Dhabi
The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu
Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for a full-time
tenure/tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position.
We seek a scholar and educator whose scholarship and research
bridges the studies of gender, governance and society with
scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. The ideal
candidate must have a strong research agenda and on track for a
publication record suitable for tenure at New York University.
Commitment to teaching excellence, ability to supervise BA, MA and
PhD students, and a record of service to their current and previous
institutions are required.
NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; such
principles are fundamental to the university's commitment to
excellence. Our faculty are the engines that sustain our inclusive
environment; NYUAD students come from more than 115 countries, with
no single one nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the
total student population. Our modern campus is home to over 320
faculty who represent more than 45 different nationalities, all of
whom bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research
projects. Research is advanced by over 400 highly qualified
research staff, who are likewise drawn from all over the
About NYU Abu Dhabi
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 providing 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.
NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide
culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE). For
more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values
create fundamental to our mission please visit
Working for NYUAD
A world-class institution deserves world-class benefits. At NYUAD,
we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work, it’s your
home. In order for faculty to thrive, we offer a comprehensive
benefits package to our top talent. 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. NYUAD is committed to
faculty success throughout the academic career trajectory,
providing support for ambitious and world-class research projects
and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for
dual-career families is a priority.
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Candidates for the position will possess a PhD focused on gender,
governance and society in fields and subjects such as sociology,
political science, anthropology and cultural theory/studies, or
To apply for this position, please submit the following items
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy and Statement
- Research Profile and Plans
- Scholarly and other Portfolio
- Teaching Syllabi
- Three confidential letters of reference that will be uploaded
directly to interfolio by your referee.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position
is filled. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be interviewed in
the Fall 2021. We anticipate that successful candidates can start
the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year
NYUAD is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity
employer. We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich
and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our
For questions about this position, please email email@example.com.
Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.