The Division of Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint one Post-Doctoral Researcher starting September 2014 in the field of Developmental and Educational Psychology. Applicants must have received a Ph.D in psychology, child development, or a related degree in the last three years or be within a few months from completion. Appointment will be for one year and can be renewed conditional on a satisfactory evaluation of performance at the end of the year.

We encourage applications from very promising candidates with a capacity to conduct innovative, high-quality scholarly research in the field of Early Childhood Education, Social-Emotional Learning, Implementation Science, Curriculum Development, Teacher Education and Professional Development. As a member of the Teaching, Learning and Development Lab, the Post-Doctoral Researcher will play a key role in ongoing research, using a multi-method and multi-analytic approach. Successful candidates are expected to develop a widely recognized research program and to forge productive collaborations with faculty at NYUAD.

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University,a multi- site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

Entering its fifth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children.

Applications will be accepted immediately. To be considered, all applicants need to submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, representative publications and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. Please visit our website at positions.html for instructions and information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e- mail

NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.