Research Assistant / Research Engineer in the Division of Engineering, Dr. Michail Maniatakos

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


The Modern Microprocessors Architecture laboratory in the Division of Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a Research Associate / Research Engineer / Research Assistant to work on cybersecurity research. The candidate will work in one of the following 3 topics: 1) Acceleration of Fully Homomorphic Encryption, 2) Industrial Control Systems security, and 3) Machine Learning security. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

Applicants must have a B.Sc. or an M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.  Excellent research skills relevant to the project are required.  

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter explicitly mentioning the research theme they want to work on, from the 3 topics presented earlier. An application with a cover letter that does not explicitly mention the topic will not be considered. Also, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests aligned to the selected research topic and three referee names also need to be submitted. Letters will be required only if the candidate is shortlisted. All documents have to be submitted in PDF format.

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. The expected starting date is September 1, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Maniatakos

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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