Research Scientist in the Division of Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 May 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Scientist in the Division of Engineering (Electrical Engineering - Applied Interactive Multimedia


The Applied Interactive Multimedia laboratory in the Division of Engineering, New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a motivated Research Scientist to work on developing neuromotor haptic interaction using electroencephalography (EEG) and haptic technologies.

The successful applicant will have the following technical experience in:

  • A PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Expertise in EEG research, including EEG data collection, processing, and analysis.
  • Proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment, as well as independence and initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of machine learning.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and two letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Mohamad Eid at

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.

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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