Assistant Professor of Political Science
Division of Social Science
New York University Abu Dhabi
New York University Abu Dhabi invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science with a focus
on International Relations, though highly qualified candidates from
other fields are welcome to apply. We expect successful candidates
to commence their appointment September 1, 2022, subject to
final budget approval.
You may visit the Political Science programs website for a
description of its innovative curriculum:
NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; such
principles are fundamental to the university's commitment to
excellence. Accordingly, we particularly welcome applications from
female scholars as well as members of traditionally
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.
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
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 https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/inclusion-diversity-belonging-and-equity.html
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.
more information on benefits for you and your dependents.
This position requires a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related
We seek individuals who have a strong record of scholarship,
teaching, and mentoring, and have the ability to develop and lead
This position is not located in the United States. You must be
willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
To ensure full consideration by the search committee, applicants
must submit the following items to: http://apply.interfolio.com/97578
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research Plans
- Statement of Teaching Interests
- Three representative writing samples
- Name and email address of three references (Each referee will
be contacted to upload their reference letter via Interfolio)
The review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and will
continue on a rolling basis until the positions are
The excellent terms of employment are competitive and include
generous start-up and on-going research funds, as well as housing
subsidies 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.
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 exceptional
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
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NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity,
diversity, and social inclusion.