Research Assistant in the Division of Science Psychology, Dr. Antje von Suchodoletz

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor of Psychology, Antje von Suchodoletz in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Masters-level research assistant to work on the development and piloting of an Abu Dhabi-specific parenting program.

The successful applicant will be a core member of the research team designing and measuring an Abu Dhabi-specific parenting program. The outcomes of this program will be measured on both the parent and child levels and will be supported by a facilitator training and pilot study, led by the Emirates College for Advanced Education. The candidate will work in a diverse environment, working with Research Associates and Post-Doctoral Researchers and PIs at Zayed University and the Emirates College for Advanced Education as well as undergraduate students at NYUAD.

Applicants must have a Masters degree in Psychology, Social Science, Education, Human Development or Statistics. Candidates from other fields will be considered if required skills are demonstrated. The candidate should have 2-3 years of experience working in a comparable role in the UAE and/or the MENA region and be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English. Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., R, SPSS, MPlus), experience with randomized controlled trials, and training in repeated measurement/longitudinal/missing data analyses are a plus.

For consideration, applicants need to submit their curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a cover letter detailing their experience relevant to this role and two recommendation letters. If applicable, please also include a reference to publication(s). If you have any questions, please email Prof. von Suchodoletz at

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.


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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