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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Engineering (Structural Engineering), Dr. Khaled Shahin

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
28 Dec 2023


The Division of Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi, seeks to recruit a motivated postdoctoral associate to work under the supervision of professor Khaled Shahin in structural mechanics, with emphasis on fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. The successful applicant must have a strong background in the area of structural mechanics with emphasis on FRP composite materials. Familiarity with testing, manufacturing, or modeling of FRP composites is a plus. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists and undergraduate students. In addition to conducting high-quality innovative research, responsibilities also include publishing research findings in scientific journals and conferences, mentoring undergraduate students, and participate in drafting research grant proposals.

Applicants must have a PhD in civil or mechanical engineering, or closely-related fields. For consideration, applicants need to submit the following in PDF format:

  • cover letter,
  • curriculum vitae with full publication list,
  • statement of research interests,
  • contact details of at least three references
  • sample relevant publications (if available)

Applications will be accepted immediately, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. The terms of employment include a highly competitive salary, medical insurance, housing allowance, annual home-leave travel, educational subsidies for children, and other benefits.

If you have any questions, please email prof. Khaled Shahin,

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.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

Application Process

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