New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi (AE)
February 25 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

NYU Abu Dhabi

New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi is in a multi-year phase of growth. As such, the University’s Program in Chemistry invites applications for a faculty position as lecturer, non-tenure track, with the rank open, depending on experience. Candidates are expected to be inspirational teachers and mentors to undergraduate students, which is a hallmark of the University’s mission. The successful candidate will instruct introductory undergraduate courses in the framework of the Foundations of Science 3-semester sequence, where all Science students have a common syllabus consisting of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and where the integration across the  disciplines is essential. A demonstrable ability to think creatively about teaching and to work as an effective member of a teaching team are required. Opportunities for professional development are available.

NYU Abu Dhabi is located on Saadiyat Island, the cultural centerpiece of Abu Dhabi. Successful candidates will find a vibrant teaching environment that includes supportive and highly motivated colleagues. Faculty have open access to state-of-the-art core technology platforms that are institutionally supported and staffed by experts, and are open for developing novel approaches to teaching lab-based courses.

The terms of employment are highly competitive. Appointments, which are dependent on final budgetary approval, can begin as soon as September 1, 2019, but later start dates are possible. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching. To complete the application, applicants will be asked to 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. Please visit  http://apply.interfolio.com/60301 for instructions and other information on how to apply. Questions should be directed via e-mail to nyuad.science@nyu.edu.

About NYUAD:
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

 UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.