Assistant/Associate Instructor – Social Science

The Social Science Division is inviting applications for Instructor positions at all levels. Instructors support NYU Abu Dhabi's educational mission by assisting faculty with courses in social science. Instructors teach discussion sections, hold review sessions, provide assistance with the preparation, development, and assessment of courses, and take part in departmental activities. Participation in professional development opportunities such as attending social science conferences is expected and supported.

We encourage applicants with a Master’s degree in economics, mathematics, political science, public health, sociology, statistics, or related fields. Individuals with a higher degree will also be considered. An ideal applicant would be an excellent communicator both orally and in written English. A candidate with strong quantitative skills is desired.

Salaries are competitive with a generous benefits package that includes relocation, housing, insurance, transportation, and home leave travel. Appointments are for up to three years with the opportunity to renew. For more details on the NYUAD social science program, please visit Learn about NYUAD's Social Science instructors here:

Applicants should submit a complete set of transcripts for all coursework, a curriculum vitae and a teaching statement. To complete the application process, applicants will submit the contact information for three referees who will then be prompted to upload confidential letters of recommendation to NYU Abu Dhabi’s online application system, Interfolio, Applicants who did not graduate in an English language university should provide evidence of English proficiency. Applications will be open until June 1, 2019, and will be considered on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, please email

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 ninth 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.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply. 

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