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Department of Philosophy, New York University Abu Dhabi

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open, with a strong preference for ancient philosophy and/or Arabic and Islamic philosophy.
AOC Ancient philosophy and/or Arabic and Islamic philosophy.
AOC categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Abu Dhabi, Abū Z̧aby, United Arab Emirates
Start date September 1, 2013, but could be delayed until September 1, 2014.
Job description

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. These are complemented by a network of over fifteen research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems, both local and global.

New York University Abu Dhabi invites applications for tenured, tenure-track and contract positions with the following specifications:

  1. AOS open, but with a strong preference for AOS or AOC in ancient philosophy and/or Arabic and Islamic philosophy. Rank: open. We are looking for philosophers who combine research excellence with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching.
  2. AOS in one or more of the following fields: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, logic.  AOC: open. Rank: open, but associate or full professor level preferred. We are looking for philosophers with an established record of research excellence who have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play an integral role in fashioning a complete international research university oriented around the liberal arts. Please visit the Philosophy Program’s website for a description of its innovative curriculum: http://nyuad.nyu.edu/academics/catalog/majors.html?id=15&view=overview

Entering its third year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished both in their research and their 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, natural sciences, and engineering.

The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching opportunities. Ph.D. by September 1, 2013 is required. The appointment might begin as soon as September 1, 2013, or could be delayed until September 1, 2014.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 5, 2012; applications received later will be reviewed until the positions are filled. We will consider candidates on a rolling basis. To be considered, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative publications and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. Senior candidates are not required to submit references at this time. Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/human.resources/open.positions.html for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.humanities@nyu.edu.

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

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 5, 2012, 2:59pm GST
Web address for more information http://nyuad.nyu.edu/human.resources/open.position...
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Time created August 21, 2012, 5:13pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 5, 2012, 2:59pm GST
Expired on March 20, 2017, 10:11pm GST
Last updated March 20, 2017, 2:11pm EST
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