Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Social Science, Dr. Sanjeev Goyal

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
12 Jan 2023
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11 Feb 2023
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Full Time


The Social Science Division, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate. The successful candidate will work half their time on independent research and half on collaborative research with Professor Sanjeev Goyal. The collaborative research will be in economic theory with a focus on networks, identity and conflict. 

We seek a candidate whose field of specialization is economic theory and who has interests in networks. Advanced training in mathematics and programming is essential and skills with statistical packages will be welcome. 

The position does not require teaching, but it may be possible to get teaching experience for compensation. You would be part of a group of over 20 post-doctoral fellows and 70 faculty in the Division of Social Science.

We are inviting applications from those who have or will soon receive a PhD in one of the social sciences or a related discipline. The appointment will begin September 1, 2023, subject to final budget approval. 

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, transcript and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Sanjeev Goyal 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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