Mathematics Instructor

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
06 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


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

You are invited to apply for a position in Mathematics as Instructor (teaching assistant), non-tenure track, with the rank open, depending on experience and qualifications. 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 some teaching or teacher assistance 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 such as grading. 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

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 on campus if required; 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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This position requires an advanced degree in Mathematics.

Application Instructions

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.)  

Applications close October 31, 2022. We anticipate that the successful candidate will be appointed during the academic year 2022-2023 and can relocate to Abu Dhabi.

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

If this sounds like you, apply now.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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