The Division of Social Science at New York University (NYU) Abu
Dhabi is searching for visiting faculty to educate the
next generation of global leaders.
You are invited to apply for a visiting
faculty position in a new undergraduate program, a B.A. in
Business, Organizations and Society. The program is
interdisciplinary and focuses on the role and impact of business
within society. Established on principles of the liberal arts, the
program integrates business theory and application, and prepares
students to take on roles in businesses and effectively and
holistically examine the implications of business decisions for
society from multiple perspectives (i.e., social, political,
economic, and cultural).
The program seeks applicants whose research and teaching are
rooted in Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics, Social
Impact, or a related area. Applicants should demonstrate an
outstanding track record for their career stage, in both research
and teaching. There are many collaboration opportunities within
NYUAD, which already houses a number of interdisciplinary research
centers and labs, including the Center for Behavioral Institutional
Design (C-BID), Center for Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES), and
Social Science Experimental Lab (SSEL).
The visiting position is typically for one academic year and the
expected teaching load is four courses. The classes are
relatively small and typically have at most 24 students. Candidates
are expected to be excellent teachers of undergraduate courses.
While the following list is not inclusive, anticipated
courses/subject areas include: Corporate Social Responsibility,
Social Ventures; Leading for Social Impact; Business Law, Diversity
and Inclusion in Organizations; Design thinking; Managerial
Negotiations; Strategy; Operations Management; Business Analytics;
Finance; Management and Organization; Business and Technology;
Business Ethics; and Entrepreneurship.
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; our over 320
faculty members represent more than 45 different nationalities, and
bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research
projects. NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a
university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and
equity (IDBE), which is fundamental to the university commitment to
excellence. For more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and
how these values are fundamental to our mission,
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 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
Working for NYUAD
To help faculty thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits
package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure
a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi. It includes a competitive salary;
housing and transportation allowances; educational assistance for
your dependents attending school in the UAE; and access to health
and wellness services. Click here for
more information on benefits for you and your family.
This position requires a Ph.D. in Management, Sociology,
Psychology, Social Psychology, Economics, or a related field, and a
specialization in management, organizations or a related
area. We seek individuals who have a strong record of
teaching, mentoring, and scholarship, and have the ability to
develop and lead high-quality teaching and research with special
attention to business, organizations, and society.
To apply for this position, please submit the following
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Statement
- Research Statement
- Recent Teaching Evaluations (if available)
- Research Sample/ Publications
- List of three references that may be contacted at a later
We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2022, and
will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates
are expected to interview in Spring 2022. We anticipate that
successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu
Dhabi in the academic year 2022-2023.
NYUAD is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage
applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the
cultural and ethnic diversity of our University, including women,
under-represented minorities, and UAE nationals.
For questions about this position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.