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Professor of Social Research and Public Policy (Tenured/Tenure-track), Open Rank
New York University Abu Dhabi

Date Posted Sep. 26, 2022
Title Professor of Social Research and Public Policy (Tenured/Tenure-track), Open Rank
University New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department Division of Social Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Sociology - of Culture
    Sociology - Historical
    Sociology - General
    Research Methods/Data Analysis
    Public Policy & Administration

Professor of Social Research and Public Policy (Tenured/Tenure-track), Open Rank
Division of Social Science
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Division of Social Science at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is inviting applications from sociologists or other social scientists for a tenured or tenure-track position in the Social Research and Public Policy program. We will consider applicants with an active research agenda in any of the following areas: inequality, stratification, education, gender, family, race/ethnicity, political sociology, public policy, comparative-historical, urban, demography, health, culture, theory, qualitative methods, and quantitative methods. We expect to make more than one hire. All candidates should demonstrate important contributions to their area of research. This position features a standard teaching load of three courses per year.

About NYU Abu Dhabi
Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, over the last decade, NYUAD has assembled 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 and 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.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no single nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our over 320 faculty members represent more than 45 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’s commitment to excellence. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission.
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 admissions, and other global honors. Graduate education is an area of growth for the University; the current graduate student population of over 100 students is expected to expand in the next decade as graduate programs are added.

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. This starts with a generous relocation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services; and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic trajectory, providing support for ambitious and world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for dual-career families is a priority. Visit our website for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

This position requires a Ph.D. in sociology, demography, public policy, or another social science.  

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following items to:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Diversity Statement (how you would contribute to inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity)
  • Up to 5 representative publications or other writing samples
  • Names and email addresses of 3 references (each will be contacted to upload their reference via Interfolio). Senior candidates may delay having references sent until they know if they are finalists.

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Contact Information

  • Division of Social Science
    NYU Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates


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