NYU Abu Dhabi

1255 11711
Position ID:NYU Abu Dhabi-CST [#11711, ST-00048119]
Position Title: FACULTY POSITIONS, Computer Science - Tenured, New York University Abu Dhabi
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Computational Linguistics, Computer Vision, Cryptography, Databases, Data Science, Distributed Systems, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, network security and privacy, Robotics, Security, system security
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/08/22, finished 2019/08/11, listed until 2019/02/06)
Position Description:    

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 Computer Science - Tenured 
New York University Abu Dhabi 

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 at the rank of associate professor or professor, each with tenure. 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 undergraduate and graduate students, which is a cornerstone 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 in machine learning research agendas, from statistical models to neural networks or research broadly applicable to language, 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 Computer Science program includes a PhD in Computer Science that is offered in collaboration with two Computer Science departments in NYU New York: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Tandon School of Engineering.   

The terms of employment are highly competitive. Appointments, which are dependent on final budgetary approval, can begin as soon as September 1, 2019, but later start dates are possible. To be considered, applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests that should not exceed three pages each and no more than three representative publications. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three letters of reference on their behalf, in PDF format. Please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/47185 to apply. For more information please visit https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers.html. If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.science@nyu.edu.   

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. Through its academic, research, and creative activities and as a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYU Abu Dhabi serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, and knowledge creation and sharing.   

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.

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