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Research Scientist in the Division of Science Mathematics, Dr. Nader Masmoudi

Employer
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI
Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

Description

The Division of Science, Mathematics department at New York University Abu Dhabi is inviting applications for fully-funded research scientist positions in the following areas:

  • Stability of 2D/3D crowd motion and multi-level building evacuation using mean-field-type games.
  • Stability of singularity formation in fluid systems.
  • Nonlinear instabilities and transition thresholds in Couette flow
  • Wave turbulence
  • Stability in geophysical fluids and plasmas physics

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global. NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Physics/Mechanical Engineering with demonstrated expertise in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics and stability analysis. At least 5 years of post Ph.D. research experience in the field is required. PhD holders with a strong publication record, a background in computational fluid dynamics, laminar to turbulence transition, and vortex dynamics are encouraged to apply. Experience in high-performance computing is required.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and letters of reference, all 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. If you have any questions, please email: nm30@nyu.edu.

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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