Assistant Manager, Equipment Center and Instructor of the Arts

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
25 Aug 2021
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Contract Type
Full Time


The Division of Arts and humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi invites applications for an open rank, continuing contract academic staff position at the instructor level in the Film and New Media Program. This position focuses on providing academic support to the Sound Stage, Equipment Center, Film Studio, and Post-Production Lab, with some administrative duties. Responsibilities, include academic and technical support to Film and New Media practice classes. The successful applicant will work closely with the Equipment Centre, faculty and students to ensure the successful completion of student work assignments and projects. The scope of the job may require working evenings and/or weekends, particularly prior to openings of project presentations.

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

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.

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We encourage applicants with professional experience in film production and/or post-production to apply. Applicants with a master’s degree in film or media with substantial film practice training are preferred.

Application Instructions

To be considered, please upload:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Professional Portfolio, including samples of creative work
  • List of Courses Taught
  • To submit the application, you will be prompted to submit the contact information for three referees who will then be prompted by email to upload their confidential letters of recommendation to NYUAD’s online application system, Interfolio.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate successful candidates can start employment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year 2021-2022.

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.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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