[visionlist] Psychology Visiting Professor at NYU Abu Dhabi (deadline: 15 January 2024)

Olivia Cheung olivia.cheung at nyu.edu
Tue Jan 9 16:22:53 -04 2024

 Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/136803


The Division of Science
<https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/academics/divisions/science.html> at NYU Abu
Dhabi is searching for accomplished individuals to join the Psychology
program as a Visiting Professor (assistant, associate, or full).

Applicants holding a PhD, with teaching experience in all areas of
psychology are welcome to apply, especially those with teaching experience
in biological psychology, research methods and statistics. Candidates are
expected to be excellent teachers of undergraduate courses. The expected
teaching load is two undergraduate courses per semester (four courses per
academic year). The visiting appointment position is usually for the full
academic year. The classes are relatively small and typically have at most
20 students.

The Psychology Program at NYUAD is composed of a vibrant group of
researchers investigating perception, cognition, social, and developmental
psychology, and houses cutting edge research facilities, such as a
208-channel MEG system, a 3T MRI facility, as well as EEG, eye-tracking and
behavioral testing facilities.

NYUAD values diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; and such
principles are fundamental to the university’s mission
The student body is made up of students from more than 115 countries, with
no single one nationality exceeding more than 15 percent of the total
student population. Across its four divisions, NYUAD is also home to more
than 320 faculty who represent more than 45 different nationalities; and
400 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, 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
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; the current
graduate student population of over 100 students is expected to expand in
the next decade as we develop new graduate programs.

*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.

*Qualifications *

This position requires a Ph.D. in Psychology or Psychology subdiscipline
(e.g., Cognitive Science, Linguistics).

*Application Instructions *

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

   - CV
   - Cover Letter
   - Teaching Statement
   - Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
   - 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.
   - Names and contact information of three (3) references for
   recommendation letters to be solicited at a later stage of the search
   process. Do not include the letters in your uploaded documents.

We will begin reviewing applications from January 15, 2024, and will
continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates are expected
to interview in Spring 2024, which may include a short teaching/research
presentation. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the
appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in Fall 2024.

Visiting faculty (if not retired) must be able to obtain a leave of absence
and a letter of no objection from their home institution.

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

*Equal Employment Opportunity Statement *

NYUAD is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We
encourage applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to
the cultural and ethnic diversity of our university. We particularly
welcome applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups,
women, and UAE nationals.

*Our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging and Equity *

Multidisciplinary research and exceptional teaching in a highly diverse and
inclusive campus community are hallmarks of the University’s mission. Visit
our website for more information on NYUAD’s commitment to IDBE
how these values are fundamental to our mission.
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