Research Assistant- Division of Social Science

New York University: NYU – Global: Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi

Open Date

Apr 21, 2021


The Social Science Division of New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on assembling historical data about US subnational finances.

The position involves extracting and organizing data about tax rates/statutes, collections, and expenditures from historical documents. It requires attention to detail, precision, and sound judgement. The candidate should have a BA or equivalent, be familiar with excel and one statistical program (e.g., Stata or R), and have some research-related experience. The ideal applicant would have some prior knowledge of the structure and technical terms associated with public finances and some experience with archival documents.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact details of two academic references, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Jeffrey F. Timmons at [email protected]

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply


This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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