Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Social Science [Economics] - Dr. Wifag Adnan

Updated: 3 months ago


Posted: 18-Nov-23

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 136801

We are inviting applications for a Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi from individuals who have or will soon receive a PhD in Economics. The appointment will begin September 1, 2024, subject to final budget approval. The appointment will last 1-3 years.

The post-doctoral associate will spend half their time on independent research, and half of their time on collaborative research with Professor Wifag Adnan . The collaborative research will fall under the general field of Applied Microeconomics with a range of topics including inequality, market power, immigration, race, identity, illicit behavior and misinformation. Collaborators on ongoing projects include Cevat Aksoy, Bedoor AlShebli, Luis Baldomero, Haggay Etkes, Veda Narasimhan, Jordan Norris, Jonathon Zhang, and Angela Zheng.

We seek a candidate whose fields of specialization include Labor/Public/Political Economy and who is interested in developed and developing economy settings. Advanced training in statistical packages, econometrics and programming is essential and a robust understanding of economic theory and modelling is welcome. 

The position does not require teaching, but it may be possible to get teaching experience for compensation. You would be part of a group of over 20 post-doctoral fellows and 70 faculty in the Division of Social Science.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a full publication list, a job market paper, a statement of research interests, and 2-3 letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Professor Adnan at [email protected] .

To help Postdoctoral Associates and faculty thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi. It includes a competitive salary; housing and transportation allowances; educational assistance for your dependents attending school in the UAE; and access to health and wellness services. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your family.

About NYU Abu Dhabi:

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.

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