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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Social Psychology), Dr. Andrea Vial

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Academic Discipline
Psychology, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Details


Dr. Andrea Vial is hiring a Post-Doctoral Associate to join the Social Roles and Beliefs Lab at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). The Post-Doctoral Associate will be expected to work on a range of projects focused on the psychology of gender segregation, including topics such as such as gender stereotyping, bias, and prejudice; self-stereotyping and identity threat; and gender identification and in-group bias. For more information about the lab’s research please see In addition to contributing to research led by the PI, Post-Doctoral Associates at the Social Roles and Beliefs Lab are encouraged to start and lead new projects on related topics.

The start date is flexible, but ideally no later than September 1, 2023. The position is for two years, renewable based on performance. The terms of employment are highly competitive and will include housing and travel subsidies. This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

To be considered for this position, full applications must be received no later than March 15, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.


Candidates must hold (or be close to completing) a Ph.D. in social psychology or a closely related field (e.g., I/O psychology, general psychology), and must be able to demonstrate a strong background in experimental methodologies and an interest in understanding and mitigating gender segregation.

Application Instructions

Applicants will need to provide (1) a CV, (2) a cover letter that describes the applicant’s research interests, (3) research statement (4) two writing samples, and (5) contact information for three references.


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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