Job Details

New York University
  • Position Number: 3740734
  • Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Position Type: Education - Other Education (study of)

Lecturer in the Academic Enrichment Program

The Academic Enrichment Program at NYUAD is an academic program designed to help prepare Emirati students to succeed as fully matriculated students in a liberal arts and research university. The program focuses on the developing linguistic and argumentation skills through three thematically integrated courses that scaffold learning and provide solid preparation for student engagement in the liberal arts curriculum. The Academic Enrichment Program consistently advises students as they negotiate the transition to the university. AEP also works with students to enhance individual academic and cultural experiences while also giving them a sense of personal accomplishment and growth.

We seek candidates from across the disciplines, but most specifically history and political science, who are interested in contributing to conversations about multi-lingualism, language development, diversified instruction, and educational pedagogies. Ideal candidates will have experience working with students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds.

The candidate is expected to teach courses over the entire academic year, at a continuance of three meetings per week, work directly with the students, and participate in program activities and meetings with colleagues.

The appointments are for three years, beginning in the fall of 2023 and are potentially renewable subject to a probationary review at the end of the first year. Lecturers teach up to six sections (or their equivalent) of writing courses over the academic year, a. report to the Director of the Academic Enrichment Program, b. work closely with the instructors assigned to assist writing courses as tutors, and c. participate in program
development activities.

Lecturers attend orientation in August, continue ongoing research in their academic or creative fields, participate in regular writing development workshops throughout the academic year, and contribute to the intellectual life of NYUAD.

Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until February 8, 2023.

About NYU Abu Dhabi

Established in partnership between New York University (NYU) and the emirate of Abu Dhabi, over the last decade, NYUAD has assembled 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 and 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.

NYUAD students come from more than 126 countries, with no single nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total student population. Likewise, our over 320 faculty members represent more than 45 nationalities and bring a global perspective to their classrooms and research projects. NYUAD is committed to building and strengthening a university-wide culture of inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity (IDBE), which is fundamental to the University's commitment to excellence. Visit our website for more information on NYUAD's commitment to IDBE and how these values are fundamental to our mission.

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 admissions, and other global honors. Graduate education is an area of growth for the University, and is expected to expand in the next decade as graduate programs are added.

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. This starts with a generous relocation allowance; educational assistance for your dependents; access to health and wellness services; and more. NYUAD is committed to faculty success throughout the academic trajectory, providing support for ambitious and world-class research projects and innovative, interactive teaching approaches. Support for dual-career families is a priority. Visit our website for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

Applicants must have an advanced degree; PhD preferred and a minimum of five years of experience teaching writing at a college or university. A PhD and a strong record of professional achievement are preferred. Candidates should demonstrate strong writing, editing, and organizational skills.

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

● Curriculum Vitae (CV)
● Cover Letter
● Teaching Statement
● Research Statement
● Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
● Diversity Statement (how you would contribute to inclusion, diversity, belonging, and equity)
● 3 representative publications or other writing samples
● Names and email addresses of 3 references (each will be contacted to upload their reference via Interfolio).

For questions about this position, please email

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

NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; such principles are fundamental to the university's commitment to excellence. NYUAD is an equal-opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups, women, and UAE nationals. Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching in a highly diverse and inclusive campus community are hallmarks of the University's mission.

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