Assistant Professor of Economics specializing in Applied Microeconomics, tenure-track job with NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI


The description

The New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Division of Social Sciences Economics Program invites applications from economists specializing in any area of ​​applied microeconomics, including those who conduct research on labor, education, health, demography, gender, managerial economics, and public economics. All applicants must demonstrate significant contributions to their field of research. This position includes 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 past decade, NYUAD has brought together a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors and others who have contributed to the growth of the United Arab Emirates. capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.

NYUAD is driven 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 exceptional faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that attract exceptional students and provide a intellectually rich environment.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no one nationality exceeding more than 15% of the total student population. Likewise, our more than 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 the ‘Excellency. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values ​​are fundamental to our mission.

The students are selected from among the best in the world. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and committed to creating a campus environment rooted in mutual respect, understanding, and caring. NYUAD’s undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive array of scholarships, graduate admissions, and other global accolades. Higher education is a growth area for the University; the current graduate student population of over 100 students is expected to increase over the next decade as graduate programs are expanded. In Economics, we currently offer a Bachelor’s and an M.Sc. degree.

Work for NYUAD

At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than your workplace; it is your house. In order for teachers to thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. It starts with a generous relocation allowance; school assistance for your dependents; access to health and welfare services; and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic trajectory, supporting ambitious, world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for alternating families is a priority. Visit our website for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.


This position requires a Ph.D. in economy.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter
  • teaching statement
  • Research report
  • Recent educational evaluations (if available)
  • Diversity statement (how would you 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 applicants may delay sending references until they know if they are finalists.

We will review applications on a rolling basis and continue until the position is filled. We anticipate that successful applicants will be able to commence appointment and move to Abu Dhabi in the 2023-2024 academic year, subject to final budget approval.

For questions regarding this position, please email

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

NYUAD values ​​diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; these principles are central to the university’s commitment to excellence. NYUAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We particularly welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups, women and nationals of the United Arab Emirates. Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching in a highly diverse and inclusive campus community are hallmarks of the University’s mission.


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