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Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure-Track Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Division of Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
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Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure-Track
Electrical and Computer Engineering 
NYU Abu Dhabi

Division of Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi is searching for rising scholars to conduct important research and teach the next generation of global leaders.

You are invited to apply for a tenure-track position in the Robotics Area within the Electrical and Computer
Engineering (ECE) program. Emphasis will be given in autonomous and intelligent systems. The available opening is at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks. The ECE-program has invested in robotics and there are exceptional facilities in haptics, BMI, vision, and autonomous systems including its 1000m3 motion capture arena. Faculty in NYUAD’s ECE have close collaboration with their colleagues at NYU’s ECE and CSE departments. NYUAD’s Global PhD student fellowship program assists in tightening this collaboration and sharing of knowledge and expertise.

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 has 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.

Working for NYU Abu Dhabi
A world-class institution deserves world-class benefits. At NYUAD, we recognize that Abu Dhabi is more than where you work, it’s your home and in order for you to research, teach, and thrive, we’re offering a comprehensive benefits package to our top talent. Start with generous relocation allowances to ensure a smooth transition to Abu Dhabi, followed by competitive salaries, housing and transportation allowances, and educational assistance for your dependents. Health and wellness services round out our offerings, plus more. Click here for more information on benefits for you and your dependents.

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 research. 

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 New York.

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please submit the following items to: 

·        CV
·        Cover Letter
·        Statement of Teaching Interests
·        Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
·        Statement of Research Plans
·        Names and contact information for three (3) references. (Only referees of shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)  

We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2020 and will continue on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be invited for campus visits in Abu Dhabi and New York in JaSpring 2020. We anticipate that successful candidates can start the appointment and relocate to Abu Dhabi in academic year 2020-2021. 

For questions about this position, please email nyuad.engineering@nyu.edu
, or contact the
ECE-program head
anthony.tzes@nyu.edu .

If this sounds like you, apply now. Join NYU Abu Dhabi, an exceptional place for exceptional people.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.   


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