Research Assistant in the Division of Social Science, Dr. May Al-Dabbagh

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
30 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time


Professor May Al-Dabbagh in the Division of Social Sciences, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on research related to serial migration, Self Tracing methodology, and global social theory.

The successful applicant will be able to work on research related to a book project on serial migration, conduct interviews with Gulf-based academics, help organize programmatic activities around critical pedagogy, and assist with preparing a conference on Global Social Theory.

Applicants must have a BA in a SRPP or related field.  Excellent writing and editing skills are required.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, degree transcript, academic writing sample, and two letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. May Al-Dabbagh at


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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