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Research Assistant in the Division of Arts and Humanities, Dr. Ouided Bouchamaoui

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
6 Jul 2024


NYUAD seeks to recruit a Research Assistant to support Dr. Ouided Bouchamaoui, in carrying out research in support of the development of the first Peace Institute in the region. The candidate will also assist in developing the infrastructure for the Institute which aims at promoting peace and harmony via innovative conflict resolution tactics, education and community engagement.

The successful applicant will be researching, designing, and implementing the structure for the Institute for Peace Studies at NYU AD. They will assist in Designing the Center’s programming (conferences, seminars, lectures, workshops) under the guidance of the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr.  Bouchamaoui and in developing and managing partnerships on behalf of the Institute and the PI. They will also help develop materials for educating and training individuals and communities on conflict resolution techniques. They will also ensure the administrative set up and management of the Institute for Peace Studies, including management of budgets, supporting the PI’s activities (calendar management, travel, etc.) and any other adhoc administrative or research duties as assigned by the PI.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s in Foreign language Studies or related field with at least 8 to 10 years in Administration role.

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

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. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format.

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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