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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Social Science, Dr. Ernesto Reuben

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
23 Jan 2024


The Division of Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Associate interested in behavioral and experimental social science. The appointment will begin September 1, 2024, subject to final budget approval.

The ideal candidate is ambitious, well-trained, self-motivated, hard-working, equally capable of working alone and as part of a team, and by the time of appointment, holds a Ph.D. in economics, political science, sociology, or a related field. The position requires expertise in experimental methods, either in the lab, online, or in the field, and ideally, some theoretical skills. Excellent communication skills in English, the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential. The position does not require teaching, but it may be possible to get teaching experience for compensation.

Successful applicants are expected to publish research in leading peer-reviewed journals in social science, work individually, and also in close collaboration with Prof. Ernesto Reuben on topics related to the behavioral determinants of inequality in labor market outcomes.

You would be part of an active research community, including many other postdoctoral fellows, over 70 faculty in the Division of Social Science, and research groups like the Social Science Experimental Laboratory and the Center for Behavioral Institutional Design and various research clusters.

Appointments will be for two years, renewable for at least an additional year, conditional on a satisfactory evaluation of performance.

To be considered, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement highlighting past and current research experience, and at least two reference letters.

If you have any questions, please email Dr. Ernesto Reuben

About NYU Abu Dhabi

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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Deadline: Jan 23, 2024

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