NYU Abu Dhabi Mathematics - Lecturer

The Division of Science at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for a rising scholar to conduct important research and teach the next generation of global leaders.

You are invited to apply for a faculty position in Mathematics as a 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. 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. 

Faculty in the Program in Mathematics, who have strong ties to NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and their faculty, can contribute to multidisciplinary research, potentially working with scholars from other programs in areas that include cryptography, bioinformatics and biostatistics, data science, environmental science and climate change, among others. Current interests of the faculty include mathematical physics (especially statistical mechanics and geometric, topological, and conformal aspects of field theories), nonlinear PDEs, functional analysis, and representation theory. 

Faculty have access to state-of-the-art core facilities that include next-generation DNA sequencing, robotics, advanced microscopy and high performance computing facilities with more than 6,400 computing cores and a peak performance of 70 TFLOPS. To obtain further information about research and core facilities at NYU Abu Dhabi, click here

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 at NYU Abu Dhabi

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 (PhD preferred) in Mathematics. 

We seek individuals who have, or have the potential to develop, a strong record of scholarship and have the ability to develop and lead high-quality research.

Application Instructions:

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

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Statement, which includes a reflection on how your research will impact your teaching
  • Recent Teaching Evaluations (if available)
  • Research Statement
  • Publications (if available)
  • 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. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be invited for campus visits in Abu Dhabi early Spring 2020. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in academic year 2020-2021. 

For questions about this position, please email nyuad.science@nyu.edu.

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: 
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Contact and application information
Friday, January 31, 2020
Contact name: 
NYUAD Faculty Recruitment
Contact email: