UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply
New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Research Appointments Specialist reporting to the Assistant Director, Research Appointments. The Specialist will support the Office of Research Appointments in all administrative tasks related to researcher appointments in NYUAD. This includes contract management, end-to-end recruitment, and other tasks as assigned.
The Specialist will work alongside another Research Appointment Specialist, under the supervision of the Assistant Director, Research Appointments. The Research Appointments Specialist will be responsible for the day to day administrative operations of the office and in supporting the faculty in their requirements relating to their research personnel. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the timely, complete, and accurate processing, approval, and reporting of all research hires. The individual is also responsible for having an in-depth understanding of all relevant policies and for functioning as the key liaison for faculty, senior academic administrators and their research-staff on matters relating to research appointments. The Research Appointment Specialist is responsible for providing advice and information in their area required to support the Assistant Director in making informed decisions relative to specific matters.
About the Department:
The office of research appointments is an integral part of the New York University Abu Dhabi. The office assists the faculty in the divisions and the centers in the Research Institute in appointing the various types of researchers to support their research agenda. Currently they are managing circa 700 researchers across NYUAD, and a few based in New York. They are a fast-paced office and pride themselves in delivering services efficiently.
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.