Mathematics Instructor

The Division of Science at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is searching for a rising scholar to teach the next generation of global leaders.

You are invited to apply for a position in Mathematics as instructor, non-tenure track, with the rank open, depending on experience. Excellence in undergraduate education is a hallmark of NYUAD's mission. Consequently, candidates are expected to be inspirational teachers and mentors to undergraduate students. An ideal applicant would have teaching and research experience and be an excellent communicator both orally and in writing in English.

The instructor will support NYUAD's educational mission by mentoring students and instructing in lecture courses in the mathematics major and the integrated science curriculum for all science and engineering majors at the University. Instructors will teach recitation sections and run review sessions, among other duties. A demonstrable ability to think creatively about teaching and to work as an effective member of a teaching team is required. Instructors will undergo training prior to the start of each academic year and appointments will be for up to three years, with the opportunity to renew. The position offers opportunities for professional growth.

About NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi is a pioneer of higher education in a global world, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, while advancing cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. Part of the NYU global network, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an outstanding liberal arts and science education to students from the United Arab Emirates, United States, and around the world, focusing on intercultural understanding and leadership. It supports innovative research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge forward and responds in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and local questions. NYU Abu Dhabi advances NYU as a model university for the 21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.

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 around the globe, surpassing all traditional academic benchmarks. The NYU Abu Dhabi undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other honors.

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 and in order for you to research, teach, and thrive, we’re offering a comprehensive benefits package to our top talent. Start with generous relocation allowances to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by competitive salaries, housing and transportation allowances, and educational assistance for your dependents. Health and wellness services round out our offerings, plus more. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

This position requires an advanced degree in Mathematics.

To apply for this position, please submit the following items:
• CV
• Cover Letter
• Teaching Statement
• Names and contact information for three (3) references. (Only referees of shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)

We will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate that the successful candidate will be appointed for the academic year 2020-2021 and can relocate to Abu Dhabi in August 2020.

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If this sounds like you, apply now.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.


Job location: 
United Arab Emirates
Contact and application information
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Contact name: 
NYUAD Science Faculty Recruitment
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