Research Assistant in the Division of Engineering, Civil and Urban

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


The Traffic Flow Dynamics and Computations Group in the Division of Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on emergent phenomena in traffic flow.

The successful applicant will work on running large simulation experiments and real-world data analyses to confirm theoretical insights developed by the team.  Applicants must have a Master of Science degree (or equivalent) in Physics, applied mathematics, engineering, or related field with demonstrable expertise in computing and data analysis.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and two letters of reference, all in PDF format. The terms of employment are competitive. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.


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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