Faculty Position in Econometrics

New York University Division of Social Science

United States


The Division of Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a contract faculty position within the Economics program. This is not a tenured or tenure-track position, but we can offer a multiple-year potentially renewable contract. We seek an experienced, senior-level economist with expertise in theoretical and empirical econometrics. The job entails teaching econometrics to undergraduate and Master’s degree students, potentially teaching in a doctoral program in Social Science being developed, supervising undergraduate Capstone theses and Master’s theses, and providing econometric advice to students and faculty. The Economics group at NYUAD is among the highest ranked in Asia, with faculty trained at the best institutions in the world. 

About NYU Abu Dhabi

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has assembled a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors, and others who are establishing a new global model of higher education for today’s complex world. We seek to attract outstanding faculty members who will contribute to an intellectually rich environment for students and colleagues. 

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 https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/inclusion-diversity-belonging-and-equity.html. 

Working for NYUAD

To help faculty members thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi. It includes a competitive salary; housing and transportation allowances; educational assistance for your dependents attending school in the UAE; and access to health and wellness services. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your family.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Economics. Our ideal candidate is someone with at least 15 years of experience teaching Econometrics at the undergraduate and graduate level, the skills to advise students and colleagues on econometric issues, excellent teaching evaluations, some administrative experience within an Economics program, and publications in top journals.

Application Instructions

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

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Personal Statement Regarding Teaching and Research
  • Three (3) Representative Writing Samples
  • List of three references that may be contacted 

We will begin looking at applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will begin in fall 2022, and must relocate to Abu Dhabi. 

Women, underrepresented minorities, and UAE citizens are especially encouraged to apply.

For questions about this position, please email nyuad.socialscience@nyu.edu.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply. #nyuadfacultycareers

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