Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Social Science (Economics), Dr. Andrzej Baranski

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
12 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


The Division of Social Science, New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi from those who have or will soon receive a PhD in economics. The appointment will begin September 1, 2023, subject to final budget approval. The successful applicant will join a group of over 20 post-doctoral fellows and 70 faculty in the Division of Social Science.

The position is part of the Research Lab on Markets, Organizations and Decisions. The post-doctoral associate will spend half their time on independent research, and half of their time on collaborative research with Professors Andrzej Baranski, Olivier Bochet, and/or John Wooders. The collaborative research will involve both experimentation and the development of novel theory.

We seek a candidate whose fields of specialization include economic theory and experimental economics. Successful applicants are expected to publish research in leading peer-reviewed journals in economics, social science, or leading interdisciplinary journals.

The position does not require teaching, but there may be opportunities to teach for additional compensation. The position holder will join a group of over 20 post-doctoral fellows and 70 faculty in the Division of Social Science. The position provides a salary higher than internationally competitive rates for postdoctoral research positions, in addition to substantial benefits (generous housing, transportation and travel allowances, educational subsidies for children), together with full health insurance and retirement contributions. The UAE does not levy income tax.

Appointments will be for three years. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement highlighting past and current research experience, and at least two reference letters, all in PDF format. Note that this position is NOT located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, UAE.

If you have any questions, please email Professor Andrzej Baranski at Professor Olivier Bochet at or Professor John Wooders 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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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

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To help Postdoctoral Associates and faculty thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi. It includes a competitive salary; housing and transportation allowances; educational assistance for your dependents attending school in the UAE; and access to health and wellness services. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your family.

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