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 Postdoctoral Researcher: Division of Science
Institution/Organization: New York University Abu Dhabi
Job Location: United Arab Emirates
Contact Person: Jocelyn Belanger
Date Posted: January 29th, 2019
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Division of Science – Social Psychology
NYU Abu Dhabi

The Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for a fully-funded postdoctoral associate position in Dr. Jocelyn Bélanger’s laboratory.

The position requires involvement in cross-sectional, longitudinal and experimental studies examining the notions of goals, motivation, and the dualistic model of passion. Of major interest is the role of motivation, social networks and ideology in violent extremism. The projects will aim to understand why, and under which circumstances, individuals are willing to sacrifice their lives for a cause. Successful candidates are expected to develop productive collaborations with faculty in the topic of: (a) radicalization, (b) deradicalization, and (c) self-regulation.

Basic qualifications:
1) Candidates must hold (or be close to completing) a Ph.D. in social psychology, or a related field.
2) demonstrated ability to implement and interpret advanced statistics
3) excellent writing skills.

Preference will be given to candidates with a strong publication record.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. To be considered, all applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, representative publications, and two letters of reference, all in PDF format to: For instructions and information on how to apply, please visit our website at If you have any questions, please email

The anticipated appointment starting date is August 15th, 2019, with funding guaranteed for a term of one year and opportunity for renewal of the position for additional years following performance evaluation. The terms of employment include competitive salary, housing, and other benefits.

About 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, complimented by a network of eleven 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.

Entering its eight 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 complimented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.


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