Postdoctoral Associate | Social Psychology, Science Division Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at NYU Abu Dhabi

Title: Postdoctoral Associate | Social Psychology, Science Division

Company: NYU Abu Dhabi

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Research/Development, Education


Dr. Andrea Vial is inviting applications for a fully-funded 2-year Post-Doctoral Associate position at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in the area of social psychology to start no later than September 2021.

The Post-Doctoral Associate will work on projects focused on the psychology of gender segregation, including topics such as gender stereotyping, bias, and prejudice; self-stereotyping and identity threat; and gender identification and in-group bias. More information about Dr. Vial’s research is available at . In addition to supporting the research of the principal investigator, the post-doctoral associate will be encouraged to develop independent research projects on related topics.

The selected candidate will join a thriving research community in the rapidly growing Psychology program at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). Funding is guaranteed for up to two years with opportunity for renewal following a successful performance evaluation. The terms of employment are highly competitive and will include housing and travel subsidies.

Candidates must hold (or be close to completing) a Ph.

D. in social psychology or a closely related field (e.g., I/O psychology, general psychology), and must be able to demonstrate a strong background in experimental methodologies and an interest in understanding and mitigating gender segregation.

Applicants need to submit:

(1) a statement that describes their research interests and the topics they would like to pursue if offered the job (max. 4 pages),

(2) a cover letter,

(3) a CV,

(4) two writing samples, and

(5) 3 letters of recommendation.

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received byMarch 15th, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.

If you have any questions, please email Andrea Vial directly (andrea.vial).


NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity.

This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.


This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


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