Visiting Professor of Business, Organizations and Society, position open at NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI


The description

The Division of Social Sciences at New York University (NYU) in Abu Dhabi is seeking visiting professors to train the next generation of global leaders.

You are invited to apply for a visiting professor position in a new undergraduate program, a bachelor’s degree in business, organizations and society. The program is interdisciplinary and focuses on the role and impact of business within society. Established on liberal arts principles, the program integrates business theory and application, and prepares students to take on roles in business and to effectively and comprehensively examine the implications of business decisions for society from multiple perspectives. (i.e. social, political, economic and cultural).

The program seeks candidates whose research and teaching is rooted in management, entrepreneurship, business analysis, social impact, or a related field. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional experience for their career stage, both in research and teaching. There are many opportunities for collaboration within NYUAD, which is already home to a number of interdisciplinary research centers and laboratories, including the Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID), the Center for Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES) and the Social Science Experimental Lab (SSEL).

The visiting position is generally for one academic year and the expected teaching load is four courses. Classes are relatively small and generally have no more than 24 students. Applicants must be excellent undergraduate course teachers. Although the following list is not exhaustive, the planned courses / subjects include: corporate social responsibility, social enterprises; Leading for social impact; Business law, diversity and inclusion in organizations; Design thinking; Managerial negotiations; Strategy; Operations management; Business analysis; Finance; Management and Organization; Business and Technology; Business ethics; and entrepreneurship.

NYUAD students come from over 115 countries, with no nationality exceeding more than 15% of the total student body. Likewise, our faculty is very diverse; our more than 320 faculty members represent over 45 different nationalities and bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. NYUAD is committed to creating and strengthening a university-wide Culture of Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging and Equity (CGDI), which is fundamental to the university’s commitment to ‘Excellency. For more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE and how these values ​​are fundamental to our mission, click here.

About NYU Abu Dhabi

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

NYUAD is powered by inspiring and diverse faculty, students and staff who work together in an exciting and vibrant city. As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract exceptional faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that attract exceptional students and provide an intellectually environment rich.

Students are chosen from among the best in the world. They are bright, intellectually passionate, and determined to create a campus environment grounded in mutual respect, understanding and care. NYUAD’s undergraduate student body has amassed an impressive number of scholarships, graduate nominations, and many other global honors. Higher education is a growth area for the university, and the current graduate student population of over 100 is expected to increase over the next decade.

Work for NYUAD

To help teachers thrive, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits. It starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi. It includes a competitive salary; housing and transport allowances; educational assistance for your dependents attending school in the United Arab Emirates; and access to health and welfare services. Click here for more information on the benefits for you and your family.


This position requires a doctorate. in management, sociology, psychology, social psychology, economics or a related field, and a specialization in management, organizations or a related field. We are looking for individuals who have a strong background in teaching, mentoring and scholarship, and who have the ability to develop and lead high quality teaching and research with particular attention to businesses, organizations and to the society.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching statement
  • Research report
  • Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Research sample / Publications
  • List of three references that can be contacted later.

We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted applicants are expected to be interviewed in spring 2022. We anticipate successful applicants will be able to start their appointment and move to Abu Dhabi in the 2022-2023 academic year.

NYUAD is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from applicants who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our university, including women, under-represented minorities and nationals of the United Arab Emirates.

For any questions regarding this position, please email [email protected]

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

UAE nationals are encouraged to apply.


Application process

This institution uses the Interfolio faculty search to perform this research. Applicants for this position receive a Free Dossier account and can submit all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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