Social Neuroscience Professor - Open Rank
The Division of Social Science at NYUAD is seeking to hire a faculty member in the area of Social Neuroscience. This tenure/tenure-track appointment is open rank. Although the specific area of research is open, the focus should be human research explicitly ed to social processes. Individuals from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply (e.g., biology, psychology, economics, political science or sociology). Preference will be given to applicants who use fMRI, EEG, or process tracing methods, whose research reflects the interdisciplinary nature of social science and who can forge ages to other areas of study both within the Division (i.e., with economists, political scientists and sociologists) and outside the Division.
The facilities available include a state-of-the-art brain- imaging center housing a Siemens Prisma 3T MRI, MEG, EEG, eye tracking and behavioral testing facilities. The successful candidates will also have access to state of the art core facilities that include High Performance Computing facilities with more than 6,400 computing cores and a peak performance of 70 TFLOPS.
NYUAD expects successful candidates to publish in high quality internationally refereed journals. The terms of employment are very competitive and include generous start-up and on-going research funds, as well as housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend an occasional semester at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching activities.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests and three representative publications, to: https://apply.interfolio.com/52983. To complete the online process, early career applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Senior candidates should provide a list of three references in PDF at. We will begin consideration of applications October 1st, although review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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New York University has established itself as a Global Network University. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of eleven research and study-away sites across five continents. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. Our goal is to develop a cohort of international students attuned to and educated for an inclusive global society. Students and Faculty will circulate within the global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems both local and global.
Since its inception, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are distinguished in their research and teaching. NYU Abu Dhabi's highly ive 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 Institute will invest significant funds in creating a hub for research related to social, economic, and political development in the broader region; applications from candidates with an ambition to contribute to this agenda are especially welcome.
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