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Biology - Visiting Professor
New York University Abu Dhabi

Date Posted Jan. 4, 2022
Title Biology - Visiting Professor
University New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department Division of Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2022
  • Visiting Professor
  • Biology - General

Biology – Visiting Professor
Division of Science
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Division of Science at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for accomplished individuals to join the Biology program as a Visiting Professor to educate the next generation of global leaders. Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching are hallmarks of the University’s mission. 

NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; and such principles are fundamental to the university’s mission. The student body is made up of students from more than 115 countries, with no single one nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Across its four divisions, NYUAD is also home to more than 320 faculty who represent more than 45 different nationalities; and 400 research staff, who are likewise drawn from all over the world.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD and demonstrate an outstanding track record for their career stage. They are expected to be excellent teachers of undergraduate courses. 

The visiting position is typically for 1 academic year, and the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching 4 courses including advanced electives in biology as well as general education courses for the core curriculum.

Successful candidates will receive some research funding for conference travel and/or minor equipment, and will also have access to internal competitive funds.

About NYU Abu Dhabi
Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has assembled over the past decade a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors, and others who have contributed to the growth of the UAE’s capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.

NYUAD is animated by inspiring, diverse faculty, students, and staff working together in an exciting and dynamic city. As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students and providing an intellectually rich environment. 

Students are drawn from among the world’s best. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and committed to building a campus environment anchored in mutual respect, understanding, and care. The NYUAD undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other global honors. 
NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE). For more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission please visit…

Working for NYUAD
A world-class institution deserves world-class benefits. At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work, it’s your home. In order for you to research, teach, and thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to our top talent. This starts with relocation support to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by a competitive salary, housing on campus; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services, plus more. 

Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Biology. 

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following items to:

·        CV
·        Cover Letter
·        Teaching Statement
·        Research Statement
·        Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
·        Up to 3 Representative Publications
·        Names and contact information for three (3) references that will directly upload their reference to Interfolio.

We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates are expected for interviews in Spring 2022. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year 2022-2023. 

NYUAD is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University. 

For questions about this position, please email

Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people. 

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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