Postdoctoral Researcher at the Division of Social Science
New York University Abu Dhabi, Division of Social Science
United Arab Emirates

Postdoctoral Researcher - Division of Social Science

New York University: NYU - Global: Abu Dhabi: Social Science

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Open Date
Aug 2, 2019


The Division of Social Science at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint several Post-Doctoral Researchers starting September 2020. Later start dates are also possible. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in the last three years or be within a few months from completion. Appointments will be for two academic years, renewable for one additional academic year, conditional on a satisfactory evaluation of performance.


We encourage applications from very promising candidates with a capacity to conduct innovative, high-quality scholarly research in the fields of Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Public Policy. Successful candidates are expected to develop a well-defined research program and to forge productive collaborations with faculty at NYUAD. The terms of employment are competitive.


To be considered, all applicants need to submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and a research sample. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. The Social Science Division is keen on increasing diversity among faculty and postdoctoral fellows and especially encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.


Note: The position will close on March 15, 2020, though we will continue to consider applicants until all positions are filled. Candidates for political science will begin to be evaluated starting October 1, 2019; candidates for Sociology will be evaluated beginning November 1, 2019; and candidates for economics will be evaluated starting December 15, 2019.


Please visit our website at for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail


About NYUAD:

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complimented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.


Entering its eleventh year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished in their research and teaching. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.


UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.


This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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