10 days old
2017-12-052018-01-04

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Computer Science

NYU Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
  • Job Code
    ST-00028377

New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi is in a multi-year phase of growth. As such, the University’s Program in Computer Science invites applications for a faculty position in computer science at the rank of assistant professor, tenure track. Faculty in the Program in Computer Science contribute to the multidisciplinary research at NYU Abu Dhabi that is a hallmark of the institution’s mission, currently working with faculty from other programs in areas that include cyber-security, natural language processing, music, and data science. Candidates are expected to be outstanding scholars with exceptional productivity in their fields, and to act as inspirational teachers and mentors to the undergraduate and graduate students, which is also a hallmark of the University’s mission.

Since the multidisciplinary research at NYU Abu Dhabi is expanding, applicants from all areas of computer science are welcome to apply. However, specific research areas of interest include (1) data science, with interest in interactive data analytics, big data systems and distributed systems, and database systems; (2) cyber-security, with experience building and deploying large-scale security solutions in the real world that focus on systems security, network security, privacy, cryptography, and formal methods; (3) artificial intelligence, with experience machine learning research agendas, from statistical models to neural networks or research broadly applicable to robotics and imaging; and (4) bioinformatics and synthetic biology.

NYU Abu Dhabi is located on Saadiyat Island, the cultural centerpiece of Abu Dhabi. Successful candidates will find a vibrant research and teaching environment that includes supportive and highly motivated colleagues, access to outstanding resources for research, a competitive startup package, and broad opportunities for interdisciplinary work at NYU Abu Dhabi and across campuses of the NYU system. Faculty have access to state-of-the-art core facilities that include next-generation DNA sequencing, robotics, advanced microscopy and high performance computing facilities with more than 6,400 computing cores and a peak performance of 70 TFLOPS. To obtain further information about research and core facilities at NYU Abu Dhabi, visit the University’s website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/faculty-research.html.

The terms of employment are highly competitive. Appointments, which are dependent on final budgetary approval, can begin as soon as September 1, 2018, but later start dates are possible. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017. To be considered, applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests that should not exceed six pages, no more than three representative publications, and three letters of reference in PDF format.

Please visit http://nyuad.nyu.edu/human.resources/open.positions.html for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.science@nyu.edu.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Categories

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Content Management and Security
  • Education and Research
  • Emerging Technologies

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Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

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