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

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
27 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time


Associate Professor of Psychology, Antje von Suchodoletz in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit two Bachelor-level research assistants to work on a research project that examines Emirati fathers’ parental identity, attitudes, beliefs, and practices around the transition to first-time fatherhood.

The successful applicants will be a core member of the Teaching, Learning and Development Lab that is led by Antje von Suchodoletz. The candidates will contribute to all elements of the study design, development of study materials, recruitment of participants, data collection, and data management and analysis for projects supervised by the Principal Investigator (PI).

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Science, Education, or Human Development. Candidates from other fields will be considered if required skills are demonstrated. The candidate should have experience working in the UAE and/or the MENA region and be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English. A good understanding of human subject research principles and having impeccable research ethics are required. In addition, successful candidates should bring excellent problem-solving and organization skills, be detail-oriented and have a good balance between the ability to follow specific instructions and the use of critical thinking to propose new solutions. Experience with field studies, working with caregivers and children, with Qualtrics software, and willingness to learn new software and programming language(s) are a plus.

For consideration, applicants need to submit their curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a cover letter detailing their motivation and experience relevant to this role and two confidential letters of recommendation all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. von Suchodoletz at

Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

About NYUAD:

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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