Working at NYU Abu Dhabi

At the heart of NYU Abu Dhabi, is an exceptional community of students, faculty, and staff who believe in the value of a liberal arts education, world class research, and giving back to the local community. NYU Abu Dhabi students are one of the most geographically diverse student bodies on the planet, coming from more than 115 countries and speaking more than 115 languages.

YOUR NEXT GREAT OPPORTUNITY AWAITS AT NYU ABU DHABI

Teach

WORK with the brightest students from the UAE and around the world. 

CREATE and deliver top-quality courses and programs.

INSPIRE students to become active investigators and empower them to pursue meaningful careers through mentorship, advising, and research.

Research

LEAD and participate in interdisciplinary research and collaborations that respond to vital local and global challenges.

CONTRIBUTE your intellectual and creative expertise to the UAE and Gulf region.

ACCESS the very best research facilities and support services.

Thrive

JOIN a supportive workplace that attracts top talent and emphasizes professional development. 

LIVE in a safe, modern, cosmopolitan city that promotes diversity and family values.

ENJOY world-class artistic, cultural, intellectual, and recreational programs right at your fingertips.

"Abu Dhabi is an exciting place to be a social scientist. To be in a place where one naturally interacts with people from so many places and backgrounds in a typical day is humbling and inspiring."

Assistant Professor of Economics Morgan Hardy

"My office is between a group of climate scientists and a group of mathematicians. There’s a lot of sharing of ideas. Proximity helps with the cross-fertilization of ideas."

Assistant Professor of Psychology Jocelyn Bélanger

WORKING AT NYU ABU DHABI COMES WITH BENEFITS FOR YOU AND YOUR DEPENDENTS

COMPENSATION

Highly competitive base salary

Housing allowance

Transportation allowance                      

BENEFITS

Pension, retirement, and insurance plans

Home leave travel

Relocation allowance                                                

DEPENDENTS

Broad classification of dependents

Education assistance

Access to wellbeing services

WELLBEING

Health and wellness medical services

Employee wellbeing program

Fitness facilities

JOIN A VIBRANT COMMUNITY OF SCHOLARS AND STAFF
FROM THE UAE AND AROUND THE WORLD

NYU Abu Dhabi recruits accomplished faculty and staff from top universities and companies to conduct important research and teach the next generation of global leaders. Our 300 faculty represent 45 nationalities — no one country is dominant.

ABU DHABI IS MORE THAN WHERE WE WORK AND LIVE. IT'S OUR HOME.