Research Assistant in the Center for Cyber Security, Dr. Michail Maniatakos

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
16 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


The Center of Cyber Security, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on state-of-art research at the center. There is a position available for 3 topics (applicants need to select one):

  1. Hardware acceleration of fully homomorphic encryption,
  2. Industrial control systems security,
  3. Machine learning security.

The successful applicant will assist in research in the selected topic and expected to publish in top-tier conferences and journals. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a BSc or MSc in Computer Engineering or related field.

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 1) a cover letter stating which of the 3 positions they are interested at and why they think they are suitable for the position, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) transcript of degree(s), 4) a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 names of recommenders (letters will only be solicited if shortlisted), all in PDF format. If the cover letter does not mention the position the applicant is applying for and/or any of the documents are missing, the application will not be considered. 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.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR:

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

Similar jobs

Similar jobs