Economics Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Division of Social Science
NYU Abu Dhabi
of Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for
tenure-track faculty positions within the Economics Program. We are
particularly interested in candidates working in 1) applied
microeconomics, 2) macroeconomics (including international
macroeconomics, development, and growth), and 3) econometrics.
However, we will consider outstanding candidates in all fields of
economics. NYUAD is committed to equal opportunities for everyone
and we especially encourage women and those from traditionally
underrepresented groups to apply. The appointment, subject to final
budget approval, will begin on September 1, 2022.
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. Likewise, our faculty are
highly diverse and community-minded: 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 world.
The Economics group is currently ranked 5th in Asia (Repec ranking,
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. The
economics program at NYUAD is among the highest ranked in
includes faculty trained at the best institutions in the world. 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
NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide
culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE). For
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Working for NYUAD
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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This position requires a Ph.D. in Economics.
To apply for this position, please submit the following items
- Cover Letter
- Research Statement
- Up to three (3) papers
- Three confidential letters of reference to be uploaded directly
We will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will
continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates are
expected to interview in Abu Dhabi as early as December 2021.
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
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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity,
diversity, and social inclusion.