You are invited to apply for a tenure-track position in the broad area of
electrical and computer engineering, with a particular interest in Robotics.
The available opening is at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks.
NYUAD has state-of-the-art research facilities in a new 15 acre campus on
Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi,
UAE. The core research infrastructure is especially noteworthy, with
extensive and exceptional range of
instruments for imaging, fabrication and characterization. In addition, the
Engineering Division of NYUAD
has close collaborations with the faculty and students at the NYU Tandon
School of Engineering, and has
access to the world-class research centers and infrastructure in New York.
Students are drawn from around the globe, surpassing all traditional
academic benchmarks. The NYU Abu Dhabi undergraduate student body has
garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments,
and many other honors, including twelve Rhodes Scholarships since 2014. The
NYUAD Global Ph.D. Fellowship program attracts the best talent from across
the world for pursuing doctoral research on campus.
*About NYU Abu Dhabi*
NYU Abu Dhabi is a pioneer of higher education in a global world, dedicated
to excellence in teaching and
research, while advancing cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared
challenges. Part of the NYU
global network, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an outstanding liberal arts and science
education to students from the United Arab Emirates, United States, and
around the world, focusing on intercultural understanding and leadership. It
supports innovative research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge forward
and responds in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and
local questions. NYU Abu Dhabi advances NYU as a model university for the
21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a
sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.
As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal
is to attract outstanding faculty
who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that
draw outstanding students, and
providing an intellectually rich environment.
This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering
or related disciplines.
We seek individuals who have, or have the potential to develop, a strong
record of scholarship and have the ability to develop and lead high-quality
It is also expected that the successful candidate will obtain affiliation at
the NYU Tandon School of
Engineering, which allows research and teaching privileges as well as access
to programs and facilities in
· Cover Letter
· Statement of Teaching
· Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
· Statement of Research Plans
· Names and contact information for three (3) references. (Only referees of
shortlisted candidates will be
We will being reviewing applications on November 19, 2019. Shortlisted
candidates are expected to be invited for campus visits in Abu Dhabi and New
York early Spring 2020. We anticipate that successful candidates can start
the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in academic year 2020-2021.