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Postdoctoral Researcher
New York University Abu Dhabi

Date Posted Feb. 11, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Researcher
University New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department Center for Cyber Security (CCS) Abu Dhabi
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Robotics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

New York University Abu Dhabi established the Center for Cybersecurity (CCS-AD) in 2011 to focus on the coming challenges that the world confronts in securing the networked information technology systems that have become pervasive. The goal of CCS-AD is to bring closely a cadre of scientists and technologists who integrate scientific, technical, legal, social and psychological facets to develop secure, reliable, and practical solutions to meet the information security and privacy challenges in this interconnected world. CCS-AD closely collaborates with CCS of NYU New York.

CCS-AD has a highly qualified team of faculty and researchers who are focusing on an variety of interdisciplinary and innovative research projects. The center is seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join our team to support the center’s research activities. The areas of expertise include, but not limited to, are: Network Security, Hardware Security, Cryptography, Digital Forensics, Critical-infrastructure security, Disinformation, Security of AI, AI solutions to Security, Privacy, Encrypted Computation, and Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) security.

Applicants must have (or be close to completing) a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a relevant field. We encourage PhDs with a solid publishing record and practical skills to apply.

NYU has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network includes three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of shared research activities and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

In its 10th year, NYU-AD has recruited a cohort of faculty distinguished in their research and teaching. We pick our students from around the world and exceed all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU AD’s selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring new projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

Please apply and we will consider candidates on a rolling basis. All applicants require to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests, all in PDF format to Please visit our center’s website for information:

  • The terms of employment are competitive and include relocation, housing and educational subsidies for children.

    NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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