Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Engineering, Civil and Urban, Geotechnical

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
24 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


The Civil & Urban Engineering Program at New York University Abu Dhabi is seeking applications for a Post-doctoral position in the area of Geotechnical Engineering.

Candidates with expertise in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: advanced field and laboratory centrifuge geotechnical testing, computational modeling of geotechnical systems and foundations, geohazards risk assessment and management via remote sensing, geo-environmental engineering and energy geotechnics, and artificial intelligence applications in geotechnical engineering.

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge and experience in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Skills in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email:

About NYUAD:

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. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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