Working at NYUAD

NYU Abu Dhabi community members eat lunch and socialize.

In working for NYU Abu Dhabi, you will help to build the world's first truly global university and research institute. The University's faculty and staff come from around the world, and our students are one of the most geographically diverse student bodies on the planet, coming from over 110 countries speaking more than 100 languages.

NYUAD is part of NYU’s global network. With degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai and 11 academic centers in countries around the world, NYUAD employees benefit from being a part of a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academic are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective.

For NYUAD, creating a culture of inclusion contributes not only to our success, but also to the richness of the talented staff that we can attract. When you join us as an employee, we look forward to learning more about your culture and seeing things from your unique viewpoint.

Alfred Bloom, Vice Chancellor

[NYU Abu Dhabi is] enriched by the rare opportunity to work with world-class faculty at the frontiers of their fields, to participate locally and around the globe in community internships, and to build international experience across NYU’s global network of sites.

Vice Chancellor Al Bloom


NYUAD is an employer of choice both globally and within the Gulf region. It aims to offer the highest level of both traditional and regionally competitive benefits.

In line with those offered at NYU New York, NYUAD’s traditional benefits include health, life, and disability insurances, as well as retirement benefits and tuition remission.

The University's most competitive benefits are those that have been customized due to regional needs and practices in order to hire and retain the best available talent. They include housing assistance, a transportation allowance, a home-leave travel allowance, and private school tuition for employees' children, as well as annual vacation days and UAE statutory holidays.

NYUAD strives to ensure that employees and their families enjoy a comfortable work and life standard by providing a high level of employee benefits support.