Instructor of Business, Organizations and Society, Open Rank

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


The Business, Organizations and Society (BOS) Program of the Social Science Division at New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi is looking to hire an instructor (open rank), to assist faculty in the teaching of general management and entrepreneurship-related courses, including introduction to entrepreneurship, impact investing, entrepreneurial finance, and related courses at the undergraduate level. Instructors in the NYUAD BOS Program play an instrumental role in the development and application of students’ knowledge and skills. The successful candidate is expected to assist faculty with courses preparation, lead small-group discussions, development, and assessment of courses, provide support to faculty with grading and take part in program and Division activities. Instructors are also expected to participate in ongoing professional development through participation in pedagogy workshops and other trainings throughout the year.

About NYU Abu Dhabi

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, over the last decade, NYUAD has assembled 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 and 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 provide an intellectually rich environment.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no single nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our over 320 faculty members represent more than 45 nationalities and bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging and equity (IDBE), which is fundamental to the University’s commitment to excellence. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission.

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 admissions, and other global honors. Graduate education is an area of growth for the University; and expected to expand in the next decade as graduate programs are added.

Working for NYUAD

To help Academic Staff thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by a competitive salary, housing and transportation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services, plus more.  Click here for more information on benefits for you and your family.


Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in Management, Economics, Finance, or related fields, and ideally some experience providing teaching support. Individuals with a higher degree who are interested in working in an academic support role will also be considered. Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following items:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • List of three references that may be contacted at a later date

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This is a short-term position for the academic year 2022-2023. 

Please note that to be considered for this role, applications must be received online as we are unable to accept applications via email. Due to the high volume of inquiries and applications, only candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

For questions about this position, please email

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

NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; such principles are fundamental to the university's commitment to excellence. NYUAD is an equal opportunity employer.  We particularly welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups, women, and UAE nationals. Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching in a highly diverse and inclusive campus community are hallmarks of the University’s mission.


Application Process

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