Tenure-track Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Apply
New York University Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi
00000 Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
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The Division of Science at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for accomplished faculty to conduct research and teach the next generation of global thinkers.

You are invited to apply for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Mathematics. Available openings are at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor ranks. As part of a major multi-year growth plan, the Mathematics Program at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications in the areas:

  • Geometry, topology and algebra. Examples of fields of interest at NYUAD:
    quantum topology, differential geometry, algebraic topology and algebraic geometry.

Exceptional candidates in all fields of mathematics will be considered. Successful candidates are expected to teach and pursue research at NYUAD. A Ph.D. in mathematics or other related fields is required.

Our faculty are the engines that sustain our inclusive environment; NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no single one nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our faculty are highly diverse and community-minded: our modern campus is home to over 320 faculty who represent more than 45 nationalities, all of whom bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. Research is advanced by over 400 highly qualified research staff, who are likewise drawn from all over the world.

About NYU Abu Dhabi
Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of 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 provide 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. Graduate education is an area of growth for the University and the current graduate student population of over 100 students is expected to expand in the next decade. 

Working for NYUAD
At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work, it’s your home. In order for faculty to thrive, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to our top talent. This starts with a generous relocation allowance to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by a competitive salary, transportation allowance; housing benefit; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services, and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic career trajectory, providing support for ambitious and world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for dual-career families is a priority.  More information on benefits for you and your dependents.


This position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematics or other related fields.

We seek applicants who have, or have the potential to develop, a strong record of scholarship and have the ability to conduct and develop high-quality research. 

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents via interfolio, https://apply.interfolio.com/136557

  • Cover Letter
  • CV including list of publications
  • Summary of up to five (5) significant research contributions
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Community contribution statement, including a discussion of inclusion, diversity and equity issues in the profession.
    This item also gives an opportunity to discuss the candidate’s societal impact and outreach activities.
  • Contact information of 3 references for recommendation letters to be solicited at a later stage of the search process.
    Do not include the letters in the uploaded documents.

We will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be invited for campus visits in Abu Dhabi and New York in early Spring 2024. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in the academic year 2024-2025.

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

If this sounds like you, apply now.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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