Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
18 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


The successful candidates will closely work with faculty supervisor on hardware security projects. The researcher will be mainly based in New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE, and can closely collaborate with researchers from New York University, USA. The ideal candidate will have an excellent knowledge of cyber security. Applicants must hold a PhD degree or have submitted a PhD thesis. 

Responsibilities of the Position: 

  • Research
  • Conduct world class research in hardware security.
  • Analyse a research problem, design, implement, and test the solution. 
  • Write a research article. Present the result in a conference, workshop etc.
  • Publish work in top-tier conferences and journals.
  • Work closely with collaborators (such as government entities and companies) to deliver ground breaking results.


  • Mentor PhD, masters, and/or bachelor students.
  • Work with them to improve their research capability


  • Help the center in conducting workshop, conference, competition etc. by contributing technically and/or administratively.

Essential Qualifications:

  • PhD in computer science/engineering or electrical engineering with expertise in hardware security.
  • Excellent analytic, design, and coding skills.
  • Familiar with a programming language, such as MATLAB, Python, C etc and/or hardware description language such VHDL or Verilog.
  • Excellent communication (both writing and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Can work independently or in a team.
  • Willingness to take initiative.

Applicants to provide:

  1. Cover letter, Research statement and Diploma (with official translation into English)
  2. CV
  3. List of publications
  4. Three letters of reference with referee contact information

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. If you have any questions, please email


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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