Assistant Professor of Political Science (Tenure-Track)

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Assistant Professor of Political Science (Tenure-Track)
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:  

https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/academics/undergraduate/majors-and-minors/political-science-major.html

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 underrepresented groups.

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 decade.  

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.

Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

Qualifications
This position requires a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related discipline.

We seek individuals who have a strong record of scholarship, teaching, and mentoring, and have the ability to develop and lead high-quality research.

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

Application Instructions
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 filled.  

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 University.

For questions about this position, please email nyuad.socialscience@nyu.edu.

Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

EEO Statement
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NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.