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Interdisciplinary Scholars of Places, Movement and Cultural Practices Professor

Employer
New York University, Abu Dhabi, Division of Social Science
Location
Abu Dhabi (AE)
Closing date
Dec 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
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Interdisciplinary Scholars of Places, Movement and Cultural Practices Professor (Tenure Track / Open Rank)
Division of Arts and Humanities
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for an open rank, multi and interdisciplinary, full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty position. We seek a scholar and educator focused on the Middle East, NorthAfrica, or Indian Ocean world whose work and research reflect an interdisciplinary approach.  The successful candidate must have a strong record of publication suitable for tenure at New York University.  Commitment to teaching excellence and  supervision of BA, MA and PhD students are expected. Applicants should also possess administrative experience including developing undergraduate and graduate programs.

NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; such principles are fundamental to the university's commitment to excellence. 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. 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
A world-class institution deserves world-class benefits. 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 PhD in either or a combination of the following fields: Cultural Theory, Anthropology and Ethnography, Migration and Human Geographies. Fluency in Arabic and other languages is strongly desired.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following items to: https://apply.interfolio.com/91523

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy and Statement
  • Research Profile and Plans
  • Scholarly and other Portfolio
  • Teaching Syllabi
  • Three confidential letters of reference that will be uploaded directly to Interfolio by your referee. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be interviewed in the Fall 2021. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year 2022-2023.

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.artsandhumanities.positions@nyu.edu.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdpr

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

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New York University is one of the world's most celebrated academic institutions, and a quintessential part of New York City history and culture since 1831. An enrollment of 51,000 students, fourteen schools, colleges and divisions, and over five million square feet of interior space mark NYU as one of the largest private universities.

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