Instructor of Economics (Open Rank)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Nov 2023


The Division of Social Science at New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi  is looking to hire economists to fill a position of Instructor of Social Science (open rank) to assist faculty in the teaching of Economics courses at graduate and undergraduate level with a particular emphasis on quantitative fields: Mathematics, Statistics, and Econometrics. The successful candidate is expected to lead small-group discussions, provide support to faculty with grading and administrative duties in the program and elsewhere in the Division of Social Science. See the list of Econ faculty at NYUAD .

NYUAD students come from more than 115 countries, with no single nationality exceeding 25 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our faculty are highly diverse; our over 320 faculty members represent more than 45 different 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. For more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission, click here .

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 provide 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.

Working for NYUAD

To help Academic Staff thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by a competitive salary, housing benefit and transportation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services, plus more. Click here  for more information on benefits for you and your family.


The candidate will have rigorous in-depth familiarity with several subfields in economics, e.g. microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematical economics, and econometrics. They will have a proven track record of English-language academic writing for their coursework and, ideally some experience leading small-group discussions.

Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, or Statistics and, ideally, some experience providing teaching support. Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.

Application Instructions

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

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • List of three references that may be contacted at a later date.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue on a rolling basis. The first shortlisted candidates are expected to interview in late September and early October. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi by January First 2024.

NYUAD is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University, including women, under-represented minorities, and UAE nationals.

For questions about this position, please email .

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Application Process

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